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Postgraduate Online Training: PG Online Training Home

This guide provides step-by-step training, working through the various stages of the research cycle, to develop and improve the necessary skills to complete your research.

Welcome to the Postgraduate Online Training Guide

Welcome to the home of the Postgraduate Online Training material!    

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Library Services Help Videos

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External Workshops and Webinars

Elsevier Researcher Academy presents: 10 common writing mistakes made by early career researchers

One of the essential steps to making a fresh start is to look at what went wrong previously. In that spirit, we have compiled a unique list of 10 common writing mistakes to help early career researchers maximize your chances of publication success. Why is it that your submitted manuscript never made it to the peer-review process? See if you have made any of these mistakes as well as how to avoid doing so in this module.

With a self-paced learning structure, you can easily fit this module into your own schedule.

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Elsevier Researcher Academy

Unlock your research potential! Navigate your research journey with Researcher Academy. Free e-learning modules developed by global experts. Career guidance and advice. Research news on our blog.

Join UP Career Services for LinkedIn Learning Training 

LinkedIn Student Development:

LinkedIn Learning is an award-winning industry leader in online training, with a digital library of over 6,000 courses covering a wide range of technical, business, software and creative topics. After completing a course, you will be provided with a certificate of completion

How it works:

You will be provided with two specifically selected courses to assist you in improving your employability. Access will be provided to the first course and you will have a week to complete the course. After completion of the first course, you will be provided with access to the second course to be completed within a week.

What you need:

A computer and internet.

Registrations are open NOW: https://upnet.up.ac.za/CareerHub/form.aspx?id=272696

How to write a review article workshop

06 October 2022

14:00 - 15: 00 (SAST)

- Learn about the difference between literature reviews, meta-analysis and systematic reviews as well as how Scopus applies. 

REGISTER HERE!

Predatory journals & other menaces in publishing workshop 

08 November 2022

14:00 - 15:00 (SAST)

- Join us as we explore the nature of predatory publishing and explain how Scopus tackles them. 

REGISTER HERE!

Contact Us

Email us: research.commons@up.ac.za

 

If you need quick answers or you are unsure of who to contact regarding your query, visit our Contact Us tab on the Research Guide.

 

Emotional Support/ Student Counselling

Not ready to speak to someone yet? See the Student Counselling Unit's self-help material and podcasts. 

Life can be challenging sometimes and with the added pressures of completing a Master's or PhD course can be very taxing on our emotional and physical well-being. 

It is important to remember to take care of ourselves:

  • Be kind.
  • Reward yourself.
  • Most importantly, talk. If you are experiencing strain, talk to a friend, family or community member.
  • Seek help from the Student Counselling Unit free-of-charge. Do not suffer in silence.
  • Make use of peer support groups (call 0800747 747 or send an email to press@anxiety.org.za to be incorporated into a support group).
  • The Postgraduate Support Hub is another avenue of assistance.