Higher Degree by Research and Research Information

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) 2021

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition celebrates the exciting research conducted by Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) students. 3MT cultivates students’ academic, presentation, and research communication skills. The competition supports their capacity to effectively explain their research in three minutes, in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience.

Upcoming 3MT Dates: 

Faculty of Health Final – 23 July 2021

Deakin University Final – 19 August 2021

Faculty Biostatistics Unit 

The Deakin Biostatistics Unit (DBSU) provides high-quality biostatistical consulting and collaborative support to Deakin University's researchers and HDR students .

Faculty Research Links

Faculty of Health Confirmation of Candidature

Deakin University policy requires all Master by Research, Doctor of Philosophy and Doctor of Psychology candidates, in the Faculty of Health, to undertake a Confirmation/Review of Candidature, as follows:

* PhD candidates: at 9 months full-time study or before 18 months for part-time study;

* Master candidates: before 8 months for full-time study or 16 months for part-time study;

* DPsych candidates: before 12 for full-time study.

The confirmation process provides an opportunity for the candidate to submit and obtain recommendations on a plan for the structure of their research program, describe the investigative program and identify the range of expertise necessary to complete the research.

HDR Conference Funding Application Form

Funding support of up to $3,000 from the Deakin Research/Faculty HDR conference allocation is available to present research at conference(s) during your HDR candidature.

PostGraduate Budget Applications

We are currently working on a new faculty-wide Postgraduate Budget Application form. In the meantime, please contact the Health HDR Support team: health-hdr@deakin.edu.au

Research links

Links and Resources for researchers and HDR students.

Human Ethics Seminar Presentations

Preparing articles for publication in peer-reviewed journals (169KB)

Common reasons why academic papers are rejected by journal editors (83KB)

Reporting Research Publications

Elements is a publication harvesting system, collecting anything that appears in print. DRO is the library’s repository of research information (copies of records). Find a Researcher (managed by Deakin Research) is the reporting tool (appears via Deakin Sync) for research publications reporting original research and conforming to the government’s eligibility rules for research outputs

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