The Academic phrasebank (University of Manchester) is a general resource for academic writers. It aims to provide you with examples of some of the phraseological ‘nuts and bolts’ of writing organised according to the main sections of a research paper.
A good tool for writing technical and scientific documents. Find more details in our LaTeX guide.
Overleaf provides LaTeX templates for academic writing including thesis templates.
Consult the AUT Postgraduate Handbook (access via Student Hub Online) for requirements relating to the formatting and presentation of your thesis or dissertation.
Read Proofreading Guidelines and contact your faculty administrator for an updated list of proofreaders.
You are required to upload a copy of your thesis, dissertation and exegesis to Turnitin prior to the submission of the final examination. Turnitin is an originality checking tool for preventing improper citation and potential plagiarism.
Remember that your thesis/dissertation/exegesis will be published online on the Tuwhera Open Research Repository. If you are going to reproduce any copyright material from books, journals, Library databases or websites in your thesis/dissertation/exegesis, you should obtain permission from the copyright owners.
Notes: You should start getting permission during your writing process. Do not leave this to the latest stage of your writing as requesting permission from copyright owners may take months.
When permission has been granted, you should include “Reprinted with permission" in the note or caption under the table or images.
Thesislink - AUT's blog for postgraduate research students, provides you with information, stories/experiences, commentaries and suggestions to inform your research.
Research Whisperer - a blog dedicated to the topic of doing research in academia: finding funding, research culture, and building academic track-records.
Thesis Whisperer - a blog newspaper dedicated to the topic of doing a thesis and is edited by Dr Inger Mewburn, Director of research training at the Australian National University.
Early career researchers - an Elsevier blog.