Research skills training
Update your research skills with a range of training and information sessions and online resources.
- Writing and researching
- Managing research data
- Scholarly publishing
IFN001: Advanced Information Research Skills (AIRS)
IFN001: Advanced Information Research Skills (AIRS) is a research skills unit for researchers. Designed specifically to meet the needs of higher degree research (doctoral) students preparing their Stage 2 research proposal, IFN001: AIRS helps you to research faster and smarter.
Writing and researching
Endnote Essentials workshops provide hands on experience to help you develop all the basic skills for using this reference management software to get you started.
EndNote and your Thesis
This session will introduce the top 7 tips for the thesis template and EndNote in the first hour. The last half hour is a drop-in clinic, with professionals available to answer your questions and provide expert EndNote troubleshooting.
- Presentation - EndNote and your Thesis (PDF, 767KB)
- Session materials - Files to bring along to the session (ZIP, 1.8MB)
- Videos on QUT Media Warehouse (QMW):
Introduction to Systematic Reviews
In this session you will learn about systematic reviews and how they are developed. Held once a semester.
- Presentation - Introduction to Systematic Reviews (PDF, 936KB)
Managing research data
Managing your Research Data
In this workshop, you will learn about the Data Management requirements and services at QUT. Learn about storage and sharing options and the available tools to assist you. In particular, gain hands-on experience with the Data Management Planning Tool, to help you prepare your Data Management Plan.
- Presentation - Managing your Research Data (PDF, 1.6MB)
Authorship and Publication
The Authorship and Publication course aims to provide you with a broad conceptual map of the world of publication - helping you to navigate the complex world of academic publishing.
Journal Peer Review
The Journal Peer Review course aims to provide you with an insight into the peer review process, as well as offering tips for when you are reviewing a work or your work is the subject of a review.
Copyright for your thesis
The session provides an introduction to the copyright issues that arise in relation to academic publishing. Session topics include a brief overview of copyright, publishing agreements and strategies for retaining some important rights when publishing.
Spend less time. Get more impact. Create ePrints records for publications and upload files quickly. Provide contextual information for increasing research impact and professional visibility.
Where to publish and what to consider
An overview of where to publish and the many factors you should consider including peer review and publishing models.
- Presentation - Where to publish and what to consider (PDF, 1.2MB)
Build your Researcher Profile
How to improve and increase the visibility of your professional profile and academic activity. Create and enhance your digital persona, staff profile, ePrints publications, ORCID profile, Google Scholar profile and email signature.
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QUT provides a wide range of research skills and training, including: