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Grad Help: The Thesis/Dissertation Process: Writing, Ethics, Defence, Submission and Academic Integrity

Reading, Writing and Studying

Plan Your Thesis/Dissertation

Build Your Thesis/Dissertation

Your thesis/dissertation is much more than the writing that goes into it. You might need ethics approval, you might need to gather empirical data prior to writing. You will need to revise, defend and submit. Below you will find links that deal with these different aspects of the thesis/dissertation project.

Graduate-Level Writing


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SSHRC, NSERC, and CIHR applications


Editing and Proofreading Versus Tutoring


Starting a Writing Group


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Starting a writing group with other graduate students is a great way to build a community of people who can give one another encouragement and feedback. Setting it up properly, though, is crucial. A  detailed guide to starting your own writing group will help!


Formatting Your Thesis

Academic Integrity and Intellectual Property Rights

Below you will find links dealing with academic integrity at the University of Saskatchewan, including links to policy and procedures. Below that you will find links on intellectual property rights, what it is, how it affects grad students, and different polices and procedures governing intellectual property that you should be aware of at the university.

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