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
Turbocharge Your Writing by Hugh Kearns (video presentation)
Seminar 28 April 2016
For handouts, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thesis Preparation, Submission and Examination for HDR Students (slides and video presentation)
Seminar 1 June 2017
Seminar 22 September 2016
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 [.pdf 2,782 kB]
- Copyright Plagiarism Academic Integrity [.ppt 5,973 kB]
Seminar 1 May 2017
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 a joint collaboration of the Australian Technology Network of Universities (Curtin, RMIT, QUT, UniSA and UTS) and its 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.