Research Training - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Research Training

Enhance your research experience at USC

The Research Essentials Program offers sessions targeted at higher degree by research (HDR) candidates but is also open to other research students (eg honours).

Drawing primarily on expertise within the University, the Program is complemented by external facilitators and resources including the Australian Technology Network (ATN)ThinkWell, and a variety of individual visiting academics and consultants.

Topics include:

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  • HDR student's induction
  • academic writing
  • critical and creative thinking
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  • leadership and communication
  • literature reviews
  • developing your research career
  • practice-led research in creative arts, media and design
  • publishing and authorship
  • research commercialisation
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  • project management for researchers
  • research ethics
  • research methods
  • research presentation skills
  • statistical packages