Tools & resources

Browse through tools and resources available to enhance your research outcomes and help you manage your research data.

Type Title Category
Article Advice to future PhDs from two unusual graduating PhDs » Productivity
Article Identity-based habits: how to actually stick to your goals » Productivity
Article 10 reasons PhD students fail » Productivity, Wellbeing
Article Design with a thousand faces: design-led methods for the social science research community » Writing
Article 10 simple things you can do today that will make you happier, backed by science » Wellbeing
Article How to write a PhD thesis » Writing, Productivity
Article 5 tips to improve your academic writing & a grammar infographic » Writing
Article Interconnectedness, multiplexity and the global student: the role of blogging and micro blogging in opening students' horizons » Writing, Research communication
Article Overwhelmed? 8 tips to avoid burnout and balance your life » Productivity, Wellbeing
Slideshow How to never get published, read, or worse, cited! » Writing, Research communication
Article How naps affect your brain and why you should have one every day » Productivity, Wellbeing
Slideshow Writing an abstract » Writing
Article Dissertations » Writing, Productivity
Slideshow Writing the literature review » Writing
Video How to publish a journal article (part 2) » Writing
Article Doctoral dissertations and proposals: social sciences and humanities » Writing
Video How to publish a journal article (part 1) » Research communication, Writing
Article Please stop saying 'not everyone is suited for academia' » Wellbeing
Article How to stop procrastinating on your goals by using the Seinfeld strategy » Productivity
Article Combining academia and activism: common obstacles and useful tools » Productivity, Research communication
Article Why you gotta be so mean? » Writing
Article Write the thesis » Writing
Article Mind mapping learning skills » Productivity
Book Guidelines for writing and editing » Writing
Article The 'big 5' and other ideas for presentations » Relationship management
Article How to write your first paper » Writing, Research communication
Article Academic writing: a guide to tertiary level writing » Writing
Article The science of persuasion: how to get people to agree with you » Writing
Article Overcoming writer's block » Productivity, Writing
Slideshow The style and craft of academic writing » Writing
Article Scientific writing booklet » Writing
Article 6 powerful psychological effects that explain how our brains tick » Productivity
Article 5 habits of highly effective communicators » Research communication
Article Academic writing » Writing
Article Feedback strategies when editing students’ writing: edit less and explain more » Research communication
Article Thesis and exegesis writing for business, social sciences and humanities: preparing for the oral presentation » Research communication
Article Research proposal writing for Business, Social Sciences and Humanities » Writing
Article Thesis and exegesis writing for business, social sciences and humanities: the discussion and conclusion » Writing
Slideshow How to write a good (no, great) PhD dissertation » Writing
Article Tips to help you with your PhD » Productivity
Article Minimising the misery and pain: tips for completing a doctoral thesis » Productivity, Wellbeing
Article A simple guide to better focus and concentration: lessons from a lion tamer » Productivity
Article A guide to television and radio interviews - do's and don'ts » Research communication
Article Thesis and exegesis writing for business, social sciences and humanities: academic writing » Writing
Article Thesis and exegesis writing for business, social sciences and humanities: developing a publication plan » Writing, Relationship management
Article Thesis and exegesis writing for business, social sciences and humanities: abstract writing » Writing
Article Getting published » Writing
Book Advice for finishing that damn PhD » Productivity, Wellbeing
Article Thesis and exegesis writing for business, social sciences and humanities: building your case » Writing
Article Thesis and exegesis writing for business, social sciences and humanities: writing about method and methodology » Writing
Article Thesis and exegesis writing for business, social sciences and humanities: literature review » Writing
Article Referencing for research writing » Writing
Article Top 10 tips for surviving a PhD » Productivity, Wellbeing
Article Completing your dissertation without tears » Productivity, Wellbeing
Article 22 tips to better care for introverts and extroverts » Wellbeing
Article Structuring an academic 'argument' within a journal paper » Writing
Article Citation managers comparison » Writing, Reading
Article Writing a research proposal: a guide for science and engineering students » Writing
Article Presenting your research » Research communication
Article Managing graduate study » Productivity
Article Motivation and postgraduate study » Productivity
Article Working with a supervisor » Wellbeing, Relationship management
Article Writing an abstract » Writing
Article Developing originality » Writing
Article What are doctoral supervisors for? A personal view » Relationship management
Article It is just a PhD! » Productivity, Wellbeing
Article Supervision » Research communication
Article Publishing a journal article » Writing
Article Getting finished » Writing, Productivity
Article All about academic posters » Research communication
Article A few things you’ve always wanted to know about academic publication but were too afraid to ask » Writing
Article Guidelines on writing a PhD proposal » Writing
Article How to get your literature review to write itself » Writing, Reading
Slideshow Writing the conclusion chapter for your thesis » Writing
Article Writing a PhD research proposal » Writing
Article Thesis by publication: some challenges » Research communication, Writing
Article Guidelines for writing a thesis or dissertation » Writing, Productivity
Article Writing your PhD thesis introduction » Writing
Article How to write an effective discussion » Writing
Article Writing a thesis proposal » Writing
Article How do I write a strong abstract? » Writing
Article How to be a successful PhD student (in computer science) » Productivity
Article How to finish a PhD » Productivity
Article Are you a science impostor? Self-Help PhD » Wellbeing
Article To make progress in thesis writing, ignore the footnotes » Writing, Productivity
Article Top 10 tips to succeed in your PhD » Productivity, Wellbeing
Article The bad supervision guide » Wellbeing
Article Guide for PhD students (and post-docs) aiming for a successful career in science » Productivity
Article PhD survival guide: some brief advice for PhD students » Productivity, Wellbeing
Book The PhD grind » Productivity, Wellbeing
Article How to write your PhD proposal: a step-by-step guide » Writing
Article 18 tips and tools for managing email successfully » Productivity
Article How to stop procrastinating with the '2-minute rule' » Productivity
Article Advice I give to my PhD students » Research communication, Relationship management
Slideshow How to write a research paper » Writing
Article Defining the research topic » Writing
Article Reading and writing » Writing, Reading
Article Writing the thesis » Writing, Productivity
Article Integrity and ethical practice in the conduct of research » Research communication
Article I did a PhD and did NOT go mad » Productivity, Wellbeing