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Rock Art Riches: The Devastating Cost of Australia’s Mining Boom

Rock Art Riches: The Devastating Cost of Australia’s Mining Boom | Honours | Scoop.it
Rich-lister Gina Rinehart, one of the world’s biggest uranium companies, and countless other prospectors are all lining up to mine landscapes holding the planet’s most ancient artworks.

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UNSW Science Honours Students Chris and Shimona

UNSW Science Honours students Chris Palmer and Shimona Kealy explain their honours research in simple terms.
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Companion for Undergraduate Dissertations

A fabulous comprehensive web site giving detailed guidance on all aspects of dissertation writing.


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Study Skills Handouts and Information

Handouts: Study Skills

Learn techniques and strategies for improving academic learning. The Academic Skills Center has prepared handouts to help you achieve academic success.  The handouts are easy to access and view online, or you can print them out to keep with you. The handouts cover:

Active Reading: Comprehension and Rate

Classes: Notetaking, Listening, Participation

Improving Concentration, Memory, and Motivation

Studying in Math and the Sciences

Learning a Foreign Language

Managing Your Time

Preparing and Taking Tests and Exams


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Eve Emshwiller's curator insight, August 24, 2013 8:48 PM

Today's #saturdayschool discussion on twitter was on advice for new students.  I thought it would be useful to post some of the recommended sites here, because many of them could be useful for students who want to improve their study habits.

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'Capstones' Build Academic Skills but Are No Cure-All, Study Finds - Teaching - The Chronicle of Higher Education

'Capstones' Build Academic Skills but Are No Cure-All, Study Finds - Teaching - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Honours | Scoop.it

The senior-year research projects help students gain academic skills like writing, speaking, and critical thinking, but do not always lead them to synthesize material across disciplines.


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Honours and Postgraduate scholarships at CSIRO | CSIRO

Honours and Postgraduate scholarships at CSIRO | CSIRO | Honours | Scoop.it
CSIRO has Honours and Postgraduate Scholarships available in a number of priority research areas commencing in 2014.
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Study Skills | Introduction to academic writing

Study Skills | Introduction to academic writing | Honours | Scoop.it

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Made Hery Santosa's curator insight, September 23, 2013 11:12 AM

One of many good resources on academic writing.

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Qualitative Data Analysis with NVIVO

Lane Medical Library sponsored class - 4/30/13 Instructor: Stacy Penna, Ed.D., QSR International This NVivo demonstration provides an overview of the key fea...
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How to write your dissertation

How to write your dissertation | Honours | Scoop.it

Guidance on dissertation writing


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skills4studycampus - An Introduction

skills4studycampus - An Introduction | Honours | Scoop.it
New to uni? Prepare yourself for academic life with this study skills activity http://t.co/mfUUEKGkxr
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Peer review: how to get it right – 10 tips

Peer review: how to get it right – 10 tips | Honours | Scoop.it
Brian Lucey shares some expert advice on how to be helpful, scientific and professional when reviewing a paper
1) Be professional. It's called peer review for a reason. You, putative reviewer, are the peer.
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