Introduction to Professional Writing and Editing

HDR candidates must attend this session at least once during the first 12 months of candidature (full-time equivalent).

This workshop will provide both practical and conceptual tools for approaching academic writing tasks of various kinds.  It will provide an overview of the principles and strategies needed for writing effective academic prose, then editing it to a high professional standard.  The emphasis will be on writing and editing for a range of academic purposes, particularly research proposals, theses and journal articles.  The workshop will establish a foundation of academic writing and editing that the candidate will build upon throughout candidature.

CairnsTuesday 19 March 201911:30am to 1:30pmB1-124
TownsvilleTuesday 26 March 201911:30am to 1:30pmJCU Halls of Residence, Endeavour Room
TownsvilleWednesday 18 September 20199:00am to 11:00amJCU Halls of Residence, Endeavour Room
CairnsWednesday 2 October 20199:00am to 11:00amD3-063

Registrations open 6 weeks prior to the workshop date via CareerHub.

It is preferable that attendance at this workshop is face to face but if you are unable to attend for a particular reason you may complete the equivalent online module in LearnJCU. The module can be found in the Higher Degree by Research Organisation, in the Professional Writing and Editing folder. For information on how to access the organisation please refer to the Using CareerHub and LearnJCU guide.