Online learning and resources

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Development and future readiness

Online learning and resources

If you are unable to attend a training session but feel that you still require some help, we have prepared a range of resources which may help you

Peer Support: Viva Stories

The viva is often viewed with apprehension, but it's a great opportunity to discuss your research in detail and demonstrate your knowledge of the work you have done.

Here we share some stories of past students who successfully defended their thesis at viva. 


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Research Skills Master Programme is a comprehensive training resource for Postgraduate Research Students at Queen’s University.

Each of these online courses contributes half a day towards the 30-day suggested allocation for training and development. They provide researchers at all stages of their research with a broad range of essential research skills.

Epigeum Research Skills



There are dozens of online guides available to help you with specific writing issues

You might want to start with this useful guide:

Academic Writing and Other Formal Writing

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