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Workshops are offered continually through the year.
Graduate research events happen throughout the year. Keep an eye out on other events and workshops around campus that may be useful or of interest.
"A curated feed of the best strips from the long-running comic about life (or the lack thereof) in Academia" www.phdcomics.com
Subject Librarians are ready to support you at vital stages during your research journey.
Request a consultation with your Librarian:
If you can't find someone who currently looks after your specific subject, just ask one of the team and they'll find the right person to help you.
Doctoral writing SIG
A special interest group for academics, researchers and students involved in the process of doctoral writing.
Blogs, Lists & Networks
Rush Hour on Radio One 91FM Dunedin
Rush Hour is a radio show by and for Postgraduate Students on Radio One Dunedin, N.Z. (91FM). Podcasts are available via mixcloud.com
Science Notes [blog and podcasts]
Science Notes is a regular show on Otago Access Radio hosted by Dave McMorran where he talks with graduate University of Otago science students about their research.
Viva Survivors [podcast]
A podcast by Nathan Ryder about PhDs, vivas, and life afterwards.
The Thesis Whisperer
Newspaper-style blog curated by Inger Mewburn at The Australian National University dedicated to helping research students doing their thesis.
An academic writing blog
The Research Whisperer
Dedicated to the topic of doing research in academia. We talk about finding funding, research culture, and building academic track-records.
Academia.edu is a platform for academics to share their research papers. The site provides analytics and allows users to follow the research of other academics.
ResearchGate is a network dedicated to science and research. Connect, collaborate and discover scientific publications, jobs and conferences.
Networking site for everyone, whether in academia, business or industry.
An e-newsletter for people interested or involved in postgraduate study at the University of Otago
Email list for University of Otago PG students