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Planning and Writing Your Thesis (Sciences)
Domain: B3 Professional and career development

TACE: T - Transition

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, all face to face training at the Doctoral Academy has been postponed for the foreseeable future.

Listed below is a selection of external learning resources related to this subject that you may find useful.

Writing a Research Paper
Publishing Your Work
Writing in Plain English
Writing in the Sciences
How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper
Academic English: Writing
Academic Writing Made Easy
Academic Writing for Clarity & Meaning
Webinar: Academic Writing - Writing and Structuring an Effective Thesis
The three pillars of productive writing

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Format: Talk
Suitable for: All

This lecture is intended to provide you with hints as to how to start writing your PhD thesis. The emphasis is on planning and giving yourself adequate time to undertake perhaps the biggest writing task that you will engage in. It deals with the following issues:

* scientific writing and referencing
* preparing your thesis outline/plan/structure
* where should you start?
* agreeing timelines with your supervisor
* what is the purpose of each section?
* how to edit your writing
* selling your science
* feedback and the important role of the supervisor
* common examiners’ criticisms
* the viva voce

More information on this subject may be available on the range of online learning resources such as Linkedin Learning