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06 Sep 2018

2 pm - 3:30 pm

The abstract in a research article, conference paper or thesis is essentially the argument in miniature. It plays a crucial role in conveying not just what you’re trying to say – the contribution to knowledge – but also its significance or importance. A good abstract is not just short; it’s persuasive. This hands-on workshop will examine the key components of abstracts and help you to write your own.

Learning outcomes

By joining this workshop you will be able to:

·       Understand the role and purpose of abstracts

·       Identify the key components of abstracts

·       Adopt techniques to assist with writing abstracts

Designed for

All higher degrees by research candidates.


Dr Robyn Barnacle, School of Graduate Research

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