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Thesis Whisperer: What do thesis examiners really want?
Wed. 22 November 2017, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm AEDT
What do thesis examiners really want?
Does a thesis have an audience of 2 or 2000? While you write for other researchers in your field, you must first please just two people: your examiners. In this workshop we will examine the research on how examiners examine and ask: What separates a good thesis from a bad one? Why do examiners look for their own work in the bibliography? What makes examiners cranky? And other burning questions.
By the end of this workshop you will:
- Have a better understanding of the examination process generally and how it tends to work at ANU.
- Know what the 'pain points' for examiners are and how to plan for them in the way you write your thesis.
- Have started developing an examiner selection template.
This workshop will be presented by Dr Inger Mewburn, Director of Research Training, ANU (aka the Thesis Whisperer)
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Building 10T1, Room 1.08
The Australian National University
Acton, ACT 2601