Stage 1
Getting Started
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Research Project & Skills
An essential part of your candidature is developing the fundamental and disciplinary specific research skills needed to complete your project.
What do I need to do?


When commencing your research project, it is important to develop research skills relevant to your field, identify your goals, establish milestones and conduct your research with the highest standard of integrity and honesty. 

Develop research skills and plan your project
Identify goals and establish milestones
Develop your research proposal
Develop a regular writing practice
Ensure the responsible conduct of your research
Research Data Management Plan (RDMP) & training
Complete the mandatory online Research Integrity Training
Funding and budgeting
Use the UNSW Pricing Tool
What do I need to know?
Policies, Procedures & Guidelines
Research Code of Conduct
Handling Research Materials & Data Procedure
Human Research Ethics Procedure
Animal Research Ethics Procedure
Facilities and Resources to Support Higher Degree Research Candidates Guideline
Early Career Researchers Support Guideline
Research Facilities
UNSW Library
Who is your Outreach Librarian?
Research Infrastructure
Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre
What else is available?
Writing Support
Weekly 'Shut Up and Write'
Academic Skills Support (The Learning Centre)
iThenticate (use with supervisor)
Research Methodology Support
Methodology/computing skills workshops (Intersect)
Introductory Statistics for Researchers (Stats Central)
Ad hoc Faculty and donor funded scholarships
Ad hoc externally funded scholarships and grants
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Your Candidature
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Leading & Working with others