Assistance is available for any language or learning issue relating to thesis writing; the writing of research papers; aspects of clinical and general communication; and oral presentation. The programs include individual sessions, induction classes, and targeted workshops and courses.
Students may self-refer or be referred by supervisors and coursework or other Faculty staff, and Rosemary provides intensive individual sessions, support, and workshops at the Faculty’s different sites to meet site-specific needs.
Please note the role of the Director is not to provide a proof-reading and editing service. The role is educational and developmental, aiming to encourage students to identify problems, issues, resources and strategies so their work can improve. While some detailed comment on students' written work may at times be necessary, students should not normally expect this for every assignment or thesis chapter.
PhD Students should familiarise themselves with the Handbook for Doctoral and MPhil Degrees, including Chapter 7, Thesis and Examination Matters, especially 7.3.4, Acknowledgement of editing assistance:
All research students should familiarise themselves with their School's regulations and referencing guidelines, eg the School of Nursing and Midwifery:
For students who are seeking an external provider for expert proof-reading and editing, IPAS recommends Dr Alex McKnight: email@example.com