Becoming a Research Writer

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Welcome to this RMIT University Library module which provides you with guidance and strategies to help you in your journey towards becoming a research writer.

The module is aimed at graduate researchers (PhD or Masters by Research) who are writing a thesis or dissertation and who may be interested in writing for publication or for a general audience.

We hope you find this module useful and stimulating! Enjoy!      

Learning objectives

On successful completion of the module, you will be able to:

  • Formulate a research question
  • Understand the importance of premises and claims
  • Understand how arguments and evidence work together
  • Position yourself in your research
  • Identify an effective thesis statement

This module should take you about 30 minutes to complete.

Work through each chapter using the navigation footer (i.e. previous/next) or use the contents page to select a particular section.

Please help us improve this module by taking a moment to complete the feedback form provided at the end.


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