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Look out, behind you! It’s some Bad Science!

As we all know, evaluating your resources is an important part of the research process. However, all resources aren’t created equal so how do you know whether what you’ve found is good or bad on the spectrum of quality? Firstly you can attend a class in the QUT…

World Book and Copyright Day

UNESCO celebrates World Book and Copyright Day on April 23, an annual event where libraries around the world promote reading and the enjoyment of books. Copyright is closely linked with the book publishing industry but is also relevant to us all when we are looking for content to…

All systems go for AcWrMo

November is Academic Writing Month (#AcWrMo). AcWrMo is ideal if you are writing a thesis (Honours, Masters or PhD), then AcWrMo is for you. AcWrMo is also recommended for any researchers with a deadline. 6 Rules Decide your academic writing goal. Declare your goal on the shared Google…

Editing your assignment

Have you worked all weekend on an assignment only to feel that it still needs a lot of work, and you cannot bear to look at it another second? Feeling ‘over it’ is a great time to get help from the QUT Learning and Research Desk or make…

Writing Great Assignments

The secret to writing great assignments is all about how you begin and end the process. Take the time to plan and edit to make your writing clear, logical, relevant and … great! Before Plan your time carefully so that you will have time to edit before the…

Starting your assignments

It’s week 4. Lectures and tutorials are happening.  You’re taking notes and doing your readings.  Things are rolling along.  Great! By now you will have started thinking about your assignments. For many units, assignment due dates will start around week 6 of the semester.  That’s only two weeks away.…

Study Smart

University is easier when you know how. QUT’s online tutorial Study Smart steps you through the basics of researching, writing and studying. It is packed with ideas, tips and techniques to help you to find, evaluate and manage the information you need for your study and then pull…