Research Ambassador services have been extended to 3 December to support you through various research stages.
Research Ambassadors at Victoria University are appointed to provide peer-to-peer support to research students (including honours students) and research staff. They offer a range of skills and expertise to support professional development, specific training and personal development.
Personal development and transition
- Cultural transition: adapting to living in Australia
- Academic transition: adapting to life as a research student or staff and its associated challenges
- Campus transition: finding services and staff for appropriate support (referral service).
Advice for building research skills is available in the following general areas:
- candidature preparation
- writing support for literature review, research proposal and thesis chapters
- data and file management
- research design and methodology
- mathematical modelling
- IT troubleshooting
- Library research databases.
You may also want to talk to an Ambassador for help with a specific application or piece of software. This includes:
- ethics applications
- data analysis software - NVivo, SPSS
- Microsoft Office - Excel, Word
- document formatting
- referencing and citation styles, including EndNote
- Turnitin and plagiarism.
Research Ambassadors are available for a chat (online, or just drop by) or for appointments. For more information, including how to make contact online or in person, check the Research Ambassador page.