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2016 GradFest


Writing a thesis or hoping to start writing one next year? Don’t miss GradFest 2016!

The Postgraduate Office, the Library, Academic Services Group, Careers, E-Learning Support and the Academic Skills Centre (ASC) are offering GradFest – a week of free lectures and workshops for MA and PhD thesis writers. There are sessions for all thesis writers: those who are just starting out and those who are well into the writing process.

Dates and enrolment

Please enrol for GradFest, and attend the workshops/seminars that interest you.

  • Monday, 30 October 2017 to Friday, 3 November between 10.00 am to 4.00 pm (attend the workshops/seminars that are of interest to you): passed

The next set of dates for this learning event has not yet been scheduled.

Who can attend? Anyone enrolled at UC or who intends to be enrolled in 2017 can attend.
If you are not yet officially an enrolled UC student but would like to attend, please email us at: academicskills@canterbury.ac.nz

Further information about these workshops/seminars is available here.

Printable Copy 2016 GradFest Programme (PDF)

GradFest 2016 Programme

Monday
31 October

Tuesday
1 November

Wednesday
2 November

Thursday
3 November

Friday
4 November

0930
1000
 

Overcoming Barriers to Completion Kate Pedley & Sanna Malinen

Undercroft Room101

   

Cultural Awareness Mary Boyce

Undercroft Room 101

 
1000
1050

Welcome and
The Thesis Journey

Jon Harding

Undercroft Room101

TURNITIN Richard Davies

Central Library, Level 2, The Den (limited seats)

Preparing for the Oral Exam
Bryce Williamson

Central Library, Level 2, Room 210

Literature Reviews Jessica Ritchie

Central Library, Level 3, Room 308

Publishing Research & Co-authorship Philip Schluter & Anton Angelo

Undercroft Room 101


Time Managment
Andy Cockburn

Central Library, Level 2, Room 210

1050
1110
Morning tea break (Undercroft Room 101)
1110
1200

Dealing with Problems in Supervision Catherine Moran

Undercroft Room 101

Thesis Proposal (Qualititative) Judith Coullie

Central Library, Level 3, Room 308

Thesis Proposal (Quantitative) Jacqueline Tither

Central Library, Level 2, Room 210

Applying for Research Ethics Approval
Jane Maidment

Undercroft Room 101

Giving a Research Presentation
Jon Harding

Central Library, Level 2, Room 210

Electronic Networking
Catherine Febria

Central Library, Level 2, The Den (limited seatinf)

 

Writing in Your Own Words
Jessica Ritchie

Central Library, Level 2, Room 210

The International Student's Voice
Jessica Ritchie

Undercroft Room 101

 

Keeping Current
Kerry Gilmour

Central Library, Level 2, The Den (limited seating)

1200
1300
Lunch break
1300
1350

Career Objectives & Planning
Dave Petrie

Undercroft Room 101

Thesis Structure and Planning
Elizabeth Lochhead & Jessica Ritchie

Central Library, Level 2, Room 210

Getting the Best Out of Google Scholar
Kerry Gilmour

Central Library, Level 2, The Den (limited seating)

Research Data Management

Anton Angelo

Central Library, Level 2, Room 210

Writing a Coherent Thesis: Key Strategies
Julie Wuthnow

Undercroft Room 101

Retaining Your Rights (Copyright)
Anton Angelo

Central Library, Level 2, Room 210

 
1400
1450

Word for Long Documents
Alison Johnston

Central Library, Level 2, The Den (limited seating)

EndNote

Dave Lane

Central Library, Level 2, The Den (limited places)

Critical Reading & Note-taking (Quantitative)Jacqueline Tither

Central Library, Level 2, Room 210

Critical Reading & Note-taking (Qualititative) Judith Coullie

Central Library, Level 3, Room 308

Punctuation
Elizabeth Lochhead

Central Library, Level 3, Room 308

NVivo for Literature Reviews
Kerry Gilmour

Central Library, Level 2, The Den (limited seating)


1500
1530

     

 

 


  • Academic Skills Centre
    University of Canterbury,
    Private Bag 4800,
    Christchurch 8140
    +64 3 369 3900
  • academicskills@canterbury.ac.nz
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    University of Canterbury email address.
  • Our location
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    Central Library (Puaka-James Hight)