The ability to write well is critical to success in your research degree and a ‘top 10’ skill sought by employers. Learning the strategies for good writing will help you write efficiently.  Knowing not only what to write, but how to write it for a particular audience, will help you communicate your research effectively.

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Academic writing course (8 weeks) [online]

16 February 2021 1:30pm7 April 2021 4:30pm
Register by submitting the application form. Sessions run 16 February to 6 April (STEM) OR 17 February to 7 April (HASS). Application closing date extended to 18 January, 5pm.

Planning to write [Webinar]

9 March 2021 10:00am11:30am
This workshop explores planning and structuring research writing. (formerly called Editing and Proofreading your thesis) Consider attending Writing to Meet Your Readers' Expectations after attending this workshop.

Introduction to systematic reviews [webinar]

18 March 2021 1:00pm2:30pm
This workshop covers systematic reviews that can be used in both qualitative and quantitative studies.

Writing to meet your readers' expectations [webinar]

20 April 2021 10:00am11:30am
What does it mean to identify and write for your audience? (formerly called Cohesion, Linking, and Flow in your Writing) Consider attending Planning to Write before attending this workshop.

Turbocharge your writing [online]

27 April 2021 9:00am5:00pm
This program establishes good writing routines and habits by delivering content over a 12 week period from 27 April to 19 July. Registration closes on 14 April at noon.

[NEW] Tips and tricks for successful grant-writing

28 April 2021 9:00am12:00pm
Successful grant writing comes with experience and practice, so this workshop will set you on the path to success by providing useful tips and tricks for writing competitive grant, scholarship and award applications.

Writing a literature review [webinar]

5 March 2021 10:00am11:30am
Learn how to critically read and note-take when writing your lit review. Examine the unique features of a literature review as a frame for your research.

Writing a literature review

9 March 2020 10:00am11:30am
Learn how to critically read and note-take when writing your lit review. Examine the unique features of a literature review as a frame for your research.

Shut Up & Write day

28 November 2019 10:00am3:00pm

Departing Radically in Academic writing (DRAW): 2 week HDR Writing Summer School (for HASS students)

11 November 2019 9:00am5:00pm
A two week summer writing school hosted by the School of Education called DRAW (Departing Radically in Academic Writing) for HASS students. Program fruns from 11 to 22 November. Submit your EOI now, closes 25 October 2019.