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GRASP: Workshops for HDR students

By Curtin Library 15 February 2018 News & events 4 Comments »

The Graduate Research Advanced Skills Program (GRASP) series of workshops is designed to enable Higher Degree by Research students of all faculties take control of their research project from the beginning. A printable program of GRASP workshops is also available.

3 October,
12pm – 2pm
Introduction to NVivo
5 October,
10.30am – 11.30am
Data management plan workshop
9 October,
10.30am – 12pm
Research Writing Series – better sentences
10 October,
11am – 12.30pm
Introduction to statistics – part 1
11 October,
12pm – 2pm
Introduction to SPSS – part 1
15 October,
9.30am – 5pm
‘Shut up and write!’ – intensive writing for research students
17 October,
11am – 12.30pm
Introduction to statistics – part 2
18 October,
9.30am – 10.30am
Data management plan workshop
18 October,
12pm – 2pm
Introduction to SPSS – part 2
22 October,
3pm – 5pm
Introduction to NVivo
23 October,
11am – 12.30pm
Research Writing Series – editing & proofreading your journal paper
24 October,
9.30am – 10.30am
Research data management workshop
24 October,
11am – 12.30pm
 Introduction to statistics – part 3
25 October,
12pm – 2pm
Introduction to SPSS – part 3

New workshops will be added as they become available.

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  1. John February 20, 2018 7:29am

    Are these workshops available to distance and online HDR’s? Its awkward to publicise these events with students to then find that they cannot access them.

    • Curtin Library February 20, 2018 12:27pm

      Hi John, thanks for your comment. The workshops will be filmed and available for online viewing in future. The Library is also working on a new Literature Review program that will be available through the Study Skills website. As GRASP is a new program, we’re still developing our support to students but we will endeavour to enable access to online and remote students.

      Sara Culverhouse
      Communications Officer
      Curtin University Library

  2. Rob March 1, 2018 1:59pm

    The “Purpose & structure of your candidacy proposal” workshop are all booked out, and I was on the wait list and hoping to go. Will they be run again? Or alternatively was a video recorded that I can watch retrospectively?

    Cheers Rob

    • Curtin Library March 2, 2018 9:32am

      Thanks for your comments Rob. In answer to your questions the session will be repeated in mid-2018 and yes, the session was recorded and will be available as an iLecture next week.

      The link to the video and information on how to access handouts will be posted on the library blog next week.

      Curtin Library