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Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students
Participants will gain knowledge and skills to identify research materials appropriate for consideration in their research writing. Participants will examine different formal written structures and critically analyse of the work of others in order to understand how to construct arguments in support of a larger thesis.
By the end of the workshop participants will have:
- Developed an awareness of appropriate sources of literature in their respective fields
- Understood how to reference the work of others within their writing, avoiding plagiarism
- Carried out a critical review of a piece of research writing
- Deconstructed popular academic literary forms in order to understand the nature and structure of academic discourse
- Explored the thesis as both a proposition and as a large-form written document of suitable quality to be examined
- Develop strategies for writing and getting regular, constructive feedback on their thesis.
Delivered By: Researcher Development Programme
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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.