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Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students
Would you like to know the secret to high output, low stress scholarly writing? In academia it is often assumed that writing comes naturally. However, an overwhelming body of research shows that there are very clear and practical strategies that can greatly increase your writing productivity.
By the end of the workshop participants will know:
- Why it's hard to get started
- How we deliberately use distractions to slow down writing
- The principles of quick starting
- How to deal with destructive internal beliefs
- How to set a writing plan and stick to it
- How to set achievable goals by writing in a silo
- How to greatly increase the number of actual words you produce
- How to clarify your thinking, and improve the quality of your work.
Delivered By: Hugh Kearns, ThinkWell
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PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development
All postgraduate research students are eligible to access the Researcher Development Programme workshops. This workshop can contribute towards the PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD).
You can find credit and class information in the Researcher Development Programme Handbook and in NEPTUNE (Engineering, HaSS) or SPIDER (Science).
Please check with your department or Supervisor to confirm if you are enrolled on the PG Cert RPD and how many credits you are expected to achieve if you are unsure.