This is a one-day workshop for students in the final stages of writing up a doctoral thesis. It deals with tasks and issues important to finishing off a thesis, such as the difficulties of editing a large document and writing to deadlines. The workshop will cover:
The intended audience is Doctoral students in the 3rd year, or part-time equivalent of study. The workshop can be generic to all disciplines or made more specific to a particular academic discipline. Participants are provided with a set of analytical tools aimed at analysing their own discipline’s standards and writing tasks suitable to all fields of study. Participants are also asked to bring example texts from their discipline to use in workshop exercises.
Bookings for workshops are via PhD Manager: https://phdmanager.ulster.ac.uk.
Please click on Calendar (on the left hand side) where all the events are listed.
PhD Manager will hold your booking and attendance records for all Researcher Development activities.
Daniel runs a training business, Grammatology (www.grammatology.co.uk), specialising in academic and research writing training in universities and other research institutions. Focusing particularly on postgraduates and research staff, he provides training on the writing of complex research documents such as research articles, theses and dissertations. This includes writing research for lay or popular audiences through traditional and digital media. Training covers all aspects of writing from the minutia of grammar and punctuation to complexities of document composition, effectively planning and managing evolving writing projects, and developing professional approaches to drafting and editing.
This session maps on to Domain A of the Vitae Framework: Knowledge and intellectual abilities which includes the sub-domain areas of: