Getting started with your research
Are you a new Higher Degree by Research student? Find out what resources, services and training are available for you in the Library.
These guides will help you get started with research skills and concepts.
A series of short videos covering a variety of topics and concepts related to research.
Research and writing skills for HDR candidates
Learn how to manage your workload, maintain motivation, work with your supervisor and other skills you'll need to develop throughout your research degree.
Learn what resources to use when undertaking a literature review and how to find them.
Learn the skills of an 'active' reader that will make your reading more effective, efficient and strategic.
We will show you how to develop your research questions, and how to write and present your research proposal.
Learn about a systematic review: what it is, what steps are invovled, and resources and strategies for searching the literature.
Get an overview of the three reference management tools and their main features.
Learn how to use EndNote to effectively organise and edit your references.
From generating and organising ideas to specific writing styles and types, this guide will cover all aspects of research writing.
Learn how to articulate, summarise and present your research.
This module will teach you how to plan, publish, promote and track your research and publications.
Learn how to set up a researcher profile to promote and increase the visibility of your research publications and other activities.
We will help you understand the concept of academic research impact, how it can be measured and tracked.
Improve your English writing skills
For advice on planning and structuring your writing, and assistance with improving your academic writing style, book a research consultation or try these resources: