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
Sanity Savers – Essential Thesis Formatting Smarts 8 December 2021
- iLecture link (this recording is available until 28 Feb 2022)
Clinics 12 February 2020
Thesis Examination Processes for HDR Students
Seminar 20 September 2021
- HDR Thesis examination processes 20 September 2021 [.pptx 4,506 KB]
- Echo360 Recording [1 hour 9 minutes]
Thesis by Compilation (Publications)
Seminar 30 August 2021
- Thesis by Compilation – overview by GS Dean 30 August 2021 [.pptx 4,087 KB]
- Supervisor perspective 1 – Kliti Grice – papers [.pptx 2,695 KB]
- Supervisor perspective 2 – Charlie Ironside [.pptx 41 KB]
- Student perspective – Rene Forsyth [.pptx 445 KB]
- Video Recording [1 hour 10 minutes]
GRASP – Research writing series
Turbocharge Your Writing by Hugh Kearns (video presentation)
Seminar 11 December 2019
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 2,782KB]
- Copyright Plagiarism Academic Integrity [.ppt 5,973KB]
Before you apply for ethics
Before you apply for ethics approval, you must complete the Research Initiation Guide (RIG) to identify any risks and hazards associated with your research.
Human ethics training
Animal ethics training
Creativity and cognitive ability
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!