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Higher Degree Research (Faculty of Business, Justice, Behavioural Sciences): Training and Contacts

A guide to support Higher Degree Research candidates with preparation of Research Proposal and Draft Literature Review for RES701, RES702 and RES703

Library Contacts

For support for your literature searching, EndNote or other library related requirements, contact the Library's BJBS Faculty team.

For general enquiries or assistance using resources

Our virtual services operate most evenings, weekends and public holidays. See our opening hours for details.

For a full listing of our training sessions visit our Library PD Calendar.

The Office of Research Services and Graduate Studies

The Office of Research Services and Graduate Studies provides information and support to research students, including:

  • Resources to help you write your thesis;
  • Professional development activities, many of which are free and available online

You can find more information about the services and resources provided, including how to access them, by going to the HDR Candidates page

Literature Review and Academic writing support

The Researcher Academic Literacy Coordinator provides support to research staff and students including

  • Workshops on many topics for research writers – e.g. writing a literature review, overcoming procrastination, writing more clearly
  • Regular writing group meetings – e.g. bootcamps, 'shut up & write', peer writing circles
  • Individual consultations with higher degree research students or supervisors
  • Resources for higher degree research candidates on the Research Writing Resources site in Interact2 – e.g. examples of research proposals, recorded workshops, event announcements
  • Special sessions for specific groups in schools or faculties

Contact the Academic Literacy Coordinator

Everyone is also welcome to join the Research Writing Resources to receive announcements about upcoming workshops and events and to access many useful resources, such as recorded workshops and examples of successful research proposals. Here are the steps to join:

  • Login to Interact2 here: http://interact2.csu.edu.au/
  • Click on 'organisations'
  • Look under 'my organisations'. If you're already a member of Research Writing Resources, it will show up in this list on the page
  • If not, search 'Research Writing Resources'
  • Then hover over the title code, 'O-RWR', and a drop down arrow button appears
  • Click on this arrow and 'enrol'
  • After this, it will show up in 'my organisations' whenever you click 'organisations' in I2

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