Support for research students

Research skills

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.

There are a range of academic skills guides to support you with your studies including :

  • editing;
  • critical analysis;
  • referencing; and
  • presentations.

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 .

PhD Xtra

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.

IT support

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