Seminars and workshops for postgrad research students

AUT provides opportunities for postgraduate research students to improve their research skills.

A variety of workshops and activities are available to you depending on what you need help with and at which stage you are at in your research.

If you would like to see how workshops can fit into your overall researcher development plan, check out our Plan Your Researcher Development page.

Postgraduate Seminar Series

The Postgraduate Seminar Series consists of a wide range of workshops offered throughout the year.

Topics include

  • Referencing / library tools*
  • Academic writing*
  • Employability and careers
  • Funding
  • Student wellbeing
  • Research milestones
    • PGR9
    • Doctoral oral examination
  • Data analysis
  • Thesis formatting
  • Presentation skills
  • Publishing and dissemination
  • Ethics

Full details on all seminars in the series, as well as online bookings, are available through Elab Online.

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*Additional details on these workshops (and some extra sessions) are available on the Library website.

How to register

To register for postgraduate seminars and workshops, log into Elab Online by using your student username login.

  1. Select the 'Events' tab and filter down to ‘Postgraduate Seminars’ under 'Type of Event'. You can also search for the workshop you wish to attend by using 'Search Events'.
  2. Choose the workshop you wish to attend by selecting the workshop title. Select 'Book In'.
  3. You can choose to 'Add to your Calendar' so you are reminded of the workshop

An email notification confirming your registration will be sent to you.

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Cancelling your registration

If you are no longer able to attend a workshop, make sure to cancel your registration in Elab Online.

  1. Login with your student username to Elab. Select the 'MyElab' tab and filter down to 'Dashboard'.
  2. Under 'Dashboard' select 'My Event Bookings' and choose ‘Cancel Booking’.

An email notification confirming your cancellation will be sent to you.

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Student feedback

Workshops are reviewed frequently based on student feedback. If you attend a workshop, you will be invited to complete an evaluation form by email following the session.

Contact us

Graduate Research School
+64 9 921 9907
grs@aut.ac.nz
City Campus: Level 5, WU Building

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