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Thesis by Writing Retreat

The Graduate School, Glasgow Caledonian University

Saturday, 1 July 2017 from 10:00 to 16:00 (BST)

Thesis by Writing Retreat

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writing retreat for staff 30 Jun 2017 Free  

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Thesis by Writing Retreat for Staff undertaking Doctoral Study

The Graduate School would like to invite you to participate in the next RD Training Workshop as below:

 

Workshop Title

 Thesis by Writing Retreat 

 

Date

1st July 2017

 

Time

10.00 - 16.00

 

RDF

This workshop addresses attributes from Domain B of the RDF (Researcher Development Framework). Please note, as full members of Vitae, GCU staff and students can use their University login details to access the full range of professional development resources on the Vitae website.

 

Venue

MS109/10, Milton Street Building, Glasgow Caledonian University

For campus directions:

www.gcu.ac.uk/theuniversity/howtofindus/campusmap/

 

Tutor

Grace D Poulter, Lecturer in Academic Writing, The Graduate School

Grace D Poulter is a lecturer in Academic Writing at Glasgow Caledonian University. She is also an accredited IELTS examiner with many years of experience in teaching EAP to postgraduate students in the Scottish HE sector.

 

Description

Time management is a key component of any successful project. However sometimes we all need a little help in finding the will to set aside time for writing, which is often the least popular activity associated with doctoral study.  

Our writing retreat days have been designed to help you confront this problem by giving you the space and opportunity – away from the distractions of everyday life – to get to grips with constructing your thesis. 

 

Audience   

Please note: Due to the limited spaces available on the writing retreat, booking priority will be given to GCU doctoral students that are in their final year and writing up their thesis, staff undertaking doctoral study and people registered on a GCU Professional Doctorate course.

 

 To register

To sign up for this event, please click register using the green button

 

Please note

Please come prepared:
  • to focus upon a single issue for which you have 4 discrete sections that you will write about in each of the sessions,
  • or with 4 short topics that you will complete in each of the sessions,
  • or with 4 activities that will take you through the 4 sessions on a single topic/piece of writing, e.g. 1.  Write, 2.  Redraft, 3.  Edit, 4.  Format and finesse final version. 


  • Of course, no one will be checking what people write, so this is just a guideline!  Although notes are entirely acceptable, loaded book bags and sheaves of articles are not.   The main purpose of the day is writing as an activity, not research and not reading – these are separate activities for different days.  

 

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Best regards,

The Graduate School

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MS109/10, Milton Street Building

Glasgow Caledonian University
G4 0BA Glasgow
United Kingdom

Saturday, 1 July 2017 from 10:00 to 16:00 (BST)


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