SCIE8903 UWA and Nagoya Joint PhD Research: Part 3

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
This unit is for students undertaking the joint/double-badged Doctor of Philosophy of UWA and Nagoya University. This unit is for students in their second year of PhD studies to be able to undertake additional skills development, such as attend seminars, undertake scientific writing workshops and other skills development opportunities provided by UWA (e.g. Graduate Research School Workshops, or equivalent) or Nagoya University. The agreed individual program for each student will be established in consultation with the supervisors, and will at a minimum include attendance at weekly discipline seminars (or equivalent) during each teaching semester and two Graduate Research School Workshops/Short-Courses (or equivalent). The individual plan and the list of completed activities will be audited by the supervisors and listed in the student's annual report to be submitted to the UWA Graduate Research School and equivalent Committee of the Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences at Nagoya University.
Students are able to an advanced understanding of the scientific method and specific, skills development in logical and critical thinking, and scientific communication..
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: submission and approval of the students plan and list of activities completed as part of the Annual Progress Report assessed by the UWA Graduate Research School and equivalent committee in the Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences at Nagoya University.. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Professor Timothy Colmer
Unit rules
Students must have gained entry into the joint/double-badged Doctor of Philosophy (UWA and Nagoya University) (00860)
(00870), and have successfully completed the first year of study.
Contact hours
Individual plans will be developed for each student.
  • The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
  • All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
  • Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available via the Booktopia Textbook Finder, which has the functionality to search by course code, course, ISBN and title, and may also be posted or available at the appropriate school's administrative offices. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.