Sarah Robins-Hobden from the doctoral school provided a list of resources, reproduced below, which was shared with those present.
WRITING RESOURCESWriting workshops at Sussex
• Writing tips for researchers: simple secrets to revitalise your research
• Finding a voice for academic writing (one session for Arts, Humanitiess & Social Sciences; one for Sciences)
• Writing your thesis (sessions held for each school)
• Preparing a paper for publication
• Writing a journal article
Book a place / join a waiting list for these workshops via the Doctoral School website.
Online resources at Sussex (only available with a Sussex username and password)
• Turbocharge your writing – recorded lecture from Hugh Kearns. Published on the ‘E-learning for Researchers’ site on Study Direct.
• FAQs: The Thesis – FAQs on the topic of the thesis at Sussex: style, binding, PDF copy, proofreading and copyright.
• Copyright and your thesis – full information and resources on copyright and other potential issues for your thesis now that it will be published online.
• Patter – blog by Professor Pat Thomson (Nottingham) http://patthomson.wordpress.com/author/patthomson/
• The Thesis Whisperer – blog and resources by Dr Inger Mewburn (RMIT, Melbourne) http://thesiswhisperer.com/
• Writing your thesis – great resources and guidance from Vitae