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Thesis writing workshop

This training will enable the participant to prepare for the all-important thesis-writing phase of their studies as well as to approach other academic writing tasks with confidence.

Aimed at

Researchers (mid stage, final stage)


You are requested to view, download and print the documents below, prior to attending:

Predictable Questions .pdf

Anatomy of the VIVA.pdf

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Plan and control the writing and preparation of their thesis
  • Better understand the nature of a rational argument in the construction of the thesis narrative

Presented by

Professor Vernon Trafford,

Session outline and aims

This session will be led by a Trainer and interactive discussions are encouraged between the participants and the Trainer at appropriate times.

Specific skills focused on in this session

Approaches to writing long documents.

Health and Safety and general notice

Participants will be viewing presentations projected onto a SMART Board screen. Participants may be required to work in groups. Refreshments may be available at the venue.

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Brunel 3D Development Tool

Develops the following:

Skills needed to do your research and career

Skills needed to disseminate your research

Researcher Development Framework (RDF) Competencies

Develops skills relevant to the following domains of the RDF:

This workshop is provided by

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Email address Telephone number 01895 265935