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Wed, 30 June


Microsoft Teams

Webinar 8: Effective Writing Strategies

Tackling the challenges of procrastination, writing blocks and collaborative writing

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Webinar 8: Effective Writing Strategies
Webinar 8: Effective Writing Strategies

Time & Location

30 June 2021, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm AWST

Microsoft Teams


About the event

Do you struggle to get your projects written up? Are you someone who has a perfect first paragraph and then gets stuck?  Do you sometimes get challenged by different collaboration styles when writing with others?

Writing is an absolutely critical activity for most academics! If we don't write, we don't publish and we don't succeed. And yet so many of us struggle with writing in a timely and effective manner.

In this webinar, the eighth in the "Small Wins" series, ARC Laureate Fellow Professor Sharon Parker (Curtin University) will provide evidence-based strategies to help you to be more successful in the writing process, addressing topics such as procrastination and writing habits.  She will be joined by two female ARC Laureate Fellows, Professor Adrienne Stone (Melbourne Law School) and Professor Hilary Charlesworth (Melbourne Law School and Australian National University) who will share tips on overcoming writing blocks and improving academic writing skills.

Participants will have the opportunity to virtually share tips with each other, and ask the guests questions.

We hope to see you online!

About the speakers:

  • Sharon K. Parker is an ARC Laureate Fellow, a John Curtin Distinguished Professor, and the Director of the Centre for Transformative Work Design within the Future of Work Institute at Curtin University. Sharon’s research focuses on job and work design, employee performance and development, mature workers, mental health and well-being, and related topics. Sharon is a recipient of the ARC’s Kathleen Fitzpatrick Award, the developer of the Women in Research initiative, and the host of the Women in Research "Small Wins" webinar series.
  • Adrienne Stone is Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor and Director of the Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies at Melbourne Law School. She researches in the areas of constitutional law and constitutional theory with particular attention to freedom of expression. She is also a Kathleen Fitzpatrick Australian Laureate Fellow.
  • Hilary Charlesworth is a Melbourne Laureate Professor at Melbourne Law School. She is also a Distinguished Professor at the Australian National University. Her research focuses particularly on feminist approaches to international law and the art of international law. Hilary has held both an Australian Research Council Federation Fellowship (2005-2010) and an ARC Laureate Fellowship (2010-2015).

Eligibility: Open to all women academics who engage in research as part of their role, Level A to Level E, across all disciplines and Universities/Research institutions

Cost: Free but registration is essential to access the webinar

Platform: Microsoft Teams (please note that attendees will need to have Microsoft Teams downloaded to access the event)

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