Support for research students
All research students should participate in the Higher Degrees by Research induction sessions and workshop series . Participants need to register to ensure they are informed about upcoming events and changes to scheduled events, via the Research Events Registration website. Presentations from many of the HDR workshops are available to download.
Deakin University Library website has a Research Support page and Research Skills modules on a range of topics.
The Division of Student Life has an academic skills section in its website with a range of guides and links to relevant information including:
- critical analysis;
- referencing; and
Notes on Publishing your Research have been developed to guide you in identifying the best research journals in which to seek publication.
Professor Gus Geursen's Power Point presentation on The Treatment of Complex Literatures for Research (PPT, 366.5 KB) presented at Faculty of Business and Law seminars
Presentations on research methodology may be downloaded here:
- Dr Darryl Coulthard - It Ain't What You Do, It's The Way That You Do It... (PPT, 24.0 KB)
- Associate Professor Monica Keneley - Business History Frameworks and Their Applications (PDF, 162.6 KB)
Notes on preparing a poster presentation for a colloquium or conference may be downloaded here: How to Prepare a Poster (DOC, 27.5 KB)
Presentations by Professor Ruth Rentschler may be downloaded here:
Deakin’s PhD Xtra offers all HDR students at Deakin an enhanced and individually tailored research program.
Research Coursework Units
The coursework component of our PhD program consists of between three and six units across the first two trimesters of candidature; with a specific program of coursework for each discipline.
Managing research data
Research data are broadly defined as all data created by researchers in the course of their work. Research materials include, but are not limited to, physical samples, photographs, written or audio-visual recordings, artwork, questionnaires or other instruments, fieldwork notes, and other items which are either the sources of data or themselves constitute data in a research project.
Research data management includes all the activities associated with data other than using the data including data storage, backup, organisation, archival, sharing or publishing, security and collaboration.