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Thesis boot camp is a three-day intensive writing workshop for getting words ”on paper” and is designed to help research candidates overcome hurdles in the final phase of their degree or to kick-start their writing progress if it has stalled. In 2013, she received the university of melbourne's norman curry award for her work in developing thesis boot camp with educators peta freestone and liam connell her academic skills work centres on fostering academic writing skills. 16-17 november 2018sign up now and join other researchers in a no-excuses, no-time-for-procrastination, take-no-prisoners two-day intensive writing program to get those words on the pagejoin the crew to battle through writer’s block, research fatigue, and blank-page paralysis in a supportive and productive environment. Thesis boot camps at the university of melbourne have aimed to assist graduate researchers progress to thesis completion, and have set as a goal for participants to write up to 20,000 words towards their first full thesis draft over the course of the program. Thesis bootcamp is modelled after a very successful workshop, of the same name, run out of melbourne university when we assembled on friday evening we were given a few key pieces of information by liam (who had flown in from melbourne uni) and the indomitable inger mewburn (aka the thesis whisperer .
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