Academic skills: training and resources
These are programs to support you in pursuing an academic career, with a specific focus on research capability.
Academic writing and thesis
Milestone 1 (Candidacy) – 22 October 2018
Graduate Research Advanced Skills Program (GRASP) – Candidacy Proposal Series
Thesis Preparation, Submission and Examination for HDR Students (slides and video presentation)
Seminar 1 June 2017
Thesis by publication/hybrid thesis (Library seminar)
GRASP – Research writing series
Turbocharge Your Writing by Hugh Kearns (video presentation)
Seminar 16 August 2018
Thesis Attribution for HDR students (slides and video presentation)
Seminar 15 August 2018
Thesis Attribution – 15 August 2018 [.pptx – 1,400 kB]
Referencing, Getting Started (LibGuide)
Better Referencing (online program)
Guidelines for avoiding plagiarism (online guide)
Integrity and ethics
Conflict Resolution for HDR Students (presentation slides)
Copyright, Plagiarism and Self-plagiarism (slides and video presentation)
Seminar 16 May 2018
- iLecture Echo360 link
- Academic Integrity for HDR students [.pdf 2,782 kB]
- Copyright Plagiarism Academic Integrity [.ppt 5,973 kB]
Human ethics training
Animal ethics training
Creativity and cognitive ability
Study Skills online – critical thinking (online program)
e-Grad School by the Australian Technology Network (online courses)
The e-Grad School (Australia) is a virtual graduate school providing fully online high quality training and professional development for post-graduate researchers. It’s modules are free for Curtin students.
The modules are five weeks duration and include topics to help you consider, critique and contextualise your research; lead projects, people and careers; and engage with innovation, end-users and industry.
Visit the eGSA Online modules website to view the timetable and download the flyer.
The Curtin Institute for Computation runs workshops on data and computation, including hands-on training sessions in software carpentry, data carpentry, coding, R and Python. Learn techniques for programming, data analysis and visualisation.
Introduction to nVivo and SPSS – Curtin Library seminar
Using SPSS (online workshop)
- Online program
Tools for data analysis – why use R? (Curtin Library Seminar)
Tools for data analysis – why use Python? (Curtin Library Seminar)
ResBaz 2019 – 2-4 July
Where: Perth campus.
Registration: coming soon!