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School of Physiotherapy Curtin University of Technology You are considering undertaking PhD or MSc by research study at the School of Physiotherapy Read School “Advice for People contemplating applying for a higher degree” http://www.physiotherapy.curtin.edu.au/students/hdr/ Read Health Science Divisional advice http://healthsciences.curtin.edu.au/hdr/ Read the University HDR Guidelines http://www.research.curtin.edu.au/graduate/hdrguidelines/contents.html Read the University Rules “Higher Degree by Research Regulations for Masters (by Research) Degrees” or “Higher Degree by Research Regulations for Doctoral Degrees” http://www.policies.curtin.edu.au/research.html Contact Director of Higher Degrees by Research (DHDR) if you are not sure who would be a suitable supervisor Contact a potential supervisor in the School to discuss project ideas Contact Curtin Scholarships Office if interested in a scholarship. http://www.scholarships.curtin.edu.au Contact HDR Secretary with general queries. B A Apply for Admission B
School of Physiotherapy Curtin University of Technology You wish to apply for admission to a HDR program Work with supervisors to prepare 2 page research proposal Complete admission Application form: http://research.curtin.edu.au/graduate/forms.html Reread School “Advice for people contemplating applying for a higher degree http://www.physiotherapy.curtin.edu.au.students/hdr/ Read Health Science Divisional advice http://healthsciences.curtin.edu.au/hdr/ Reread the HDR Guidelines and Rules http://www.research.curtin.edu.au/graduate/hdrguidelines/contents.html http://www.rules.curtin.edu.au/graduate/hdrguidelines/contents.html Prepare CV and other attachments Supervisor checks and adds research codes Check other information at the Graduate Studies website http://research.curtin.edu.au/graduate/index.html Apply for Scholarship (many deadlines = August) Submit Application, 2 page research proposal and CV etc to supervisor Submit Application for Admission with attachments to HDR Secretary C B
School of Physiotherapy Curtin University of Technology You are enrolled and preparing for Candidacy Read School “Advice to people preparing for Candidacy” http://www.physiotherapy.curtin.edu.au/resources/students/hdr/ Read Health Science Divisional advice http://healthsciences.curtin.edu.au/hdr/ Reread the University HDR Guidelines http://www.research.curtin.edu.au/graduate/hdrguidelines/contents.html Reread the University HDR rules http://www.policies.curtin.edu.au/research.html Present draft 10 page proposal to Supervisor by 3rd month. Participate in Professional Development Activities Work with Supervisor to prepare for Candidacy D C Prepare Application for Candidacy Prepare Application for Curtin Ethics Submit 10 page Draft Candidacy Proposal including budget, after approval by Supervisor, to HDR Secretary (by 4th month) Revise Application based on feedback from 2 School members and DHDR Present 30 minute detail of project to whole School (by the 5th month) Arrange with HDR Secretary Revise 10 page proposal to satisfaction of Supervisor and DHDR include project budget and time line. Submit Application for Ethics to HDR Secretary Submit Application for Candidacy with 10 page proposal to HDR Secretary Other Ethics approvals may be necessary for research undertaken in conjunction with another Facility or Organisation.
School of Physiotherapy Curtin University of Technology You have gained Candidacy and Ethics Approval Read School “Advice to students conducting their studies http://www.physiotherapy.curtin.edu.au/students/hdr/ Read Health Science Divisional advice http://healthsciences.curtin.edu.au/hdr/ Reread the University HDR Guidelines http://www.research.curtin.edu.au/graduate/hdrguidelines/contents.html Reread the University Rules for HDR http://www.policies.curtin.edu.au/research.html Conduct research and write up results Reclaim expenses as per approved budget Participation in half yearly reviews -(confirm annual enrolment at September review) Renew Ethics Approval annually if required Participate in Professional Development Activities Attend School Research Seminars Attend conference (DGSC Provides up to $2000 to cover registration fees, travel, accommodation and related costs). Present at Divisional Mark Liveris Symposium Attend University courses in communicating research, research methods, etc. Confer with Supervisor over any variations Major variations in research focus requires re-admission to Candidacy - this needs to be discussed with DHDR Variations to budget require School Graduate Studies Committee approval - this will need to be discussed with the DHDR Variations to Supervisory team require DGSC approval - this will need to be discussed with the DHDR Leave of Absence requires DGSC approval - this is to be discussed with the DHDR Provide School with copies of initial Ethics Approval and Renewal Approval. E D
School of Physiotherapy Curtin University of Technology You are preparing to submit your thesis Read School “Advice for students preparing for thesis examination http://www.physiotherapy.curtin.edu.au/resources/students/hdr/ Read Health Science Divisional advice http://healthsciences.curtin.edu.au/hdr/ Reread the University HDR Guidelines http://www.research.curtin.edu.au/graduate/hdrguidelines/contents.html Reread the University Rules http://policies.curtin.edu.au/research.html With your Supervisor select a thesis presentation mode With you Supervisor identify potential examiners and finalise thesis title Supervisor to submit nomination of examiners form to HDR Secretary (3 months before submission date) DGSC approves examiners Supervisor submits variation title to HDR Secretary (2 months prior to submission date) DGSC approves changes in title Submit formatted title page to Thesis Examinations Officer for approval (1 month before submission date) Prepare clear concise thesis with very high level of presentation and content Sign copyright release form http://research.curtin.edu.au/graduate/forms.html#examination Supervisory team approves final version and completes release form http://research.curtin.edu.au/gr aduate/forms.html#examinatio n Submit 1 copy to DHDR for final checking (two weeks prior to deadline) Submit 3 hardcopies, pay for the temporary and permanent binding at the same time with forms to Secretary of HDR F E
School of Physiotherapy Curtin University of Technology Supervisor Secretary for Higher Degree by Research (Shannon) DHDR (Director of Higher Degree by Research - Leon) A Slides B C D Discuss project ideas and ascertain student’s capacity. Provide Admission documents and answer general questions Director of HDR discuss options and find supervisors. Help prepare 2 pages project design.Assemble suitable expertise in supervisory team, ensure scope suitable, ensure resources available Check application form and add codes. Answer general queries, Check all Application. Keep School reviewers on time. Forward to DGSC after School approval. Select 2 reviewers. Review reviewing Support candidate by scheduling regular meetings and assisting with proposal preparation and revisions. Check and approve final version of candidacy and ethics applications. Encourage candidate to attend Professional Development. Check all Application. Keep reviewers on time. Schedule & promote School presentation. Forward to DGSC after School approval. Select 2 reviewers. Review reviewing. Feedback to student/Supervisor. Check final Application. Support student with regular meetings. Ensure ethics approval is current. Encourage professional development. In last year encourage to present at Mark Liveris Symposium. Participate in regular Progress Reports. Encourage to apply for DGSC $2000 to present at national/international conference. Assist with acquisition of Scholarships Conduct 1/2 yearly progress reviews. Maintain up to date records. Provide reimbursements according to approved budget. Review March progress reports. Review September progress reports. Review any variations to project. F
School of Physiotherapy Curtin University of Technology UniversityDGSC Secretary DGSC (Lorraine) School Graduate Studies Committee D C B A Slides Scholarships Office. International Office. Approve Application
School of Physiotherapy Curtin University of Technology Supervisor Post-Graduate Secretary (Shannon) DHDR (Director of Higher Degree by Research - Leon) E Slides Support thesis completion. Nominate Examiners. Complete variation of the title form if necessary. Check and approve title page. Check and approve thesis. Complete release form. Review examiners’ comments with Thesis Chair. Support revisions. Check and approve detailed response to examiners comments. Check revisions/append thesis. Check nomination form and forward to DGSC. Check Title page form. (Give to TEO) Check release form. Arrange binding and costs. Check forms Check thesis. Check response and revised thesis Check nomination of examiners & title variation form.
School of Physiotherapy Curtin University of Technology School Graduate Studies Committee E University Secretary DGSC (Lorraine) DGSC Slides Approve examiners TEO Approve variation to title UGSC - Approves thesis/response to examiners, Informs student of approval and provides information about Graduation.