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Academic writing consultant

Dr John Hall is the School of Business and Law’s Academic Writing Consultant (AWC). He has a part-time (50%) position with in the Centre for Learning and Teaching. Dr Hall collaborates with school research supervisors.

John provides editorial support to research postgraduates (PGs) – PhD, Masters by research, and Honours – with their research proposals, theses, and journal or book chapter publications. He also provides editorial support to early career researchers within the school.

How does John assist postgraduate researchers?

John’s role is essentially an educative one, aimed at working with postgraduate authors to improve their writing skills. The improvement comes through 'conversations' in which John offers feedback to and discusses purpose, audience and appropriate writing style with an author.

Research postgraduates can contact John about:

*    individual or small-group meetings (by appointment)
*    writing well workshops – open to all research postgraduates in the school
*    resources available via this website; and
*    referral to recommended commercial proof-readers

How to make an appointment with John


Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5395 (JO), 9370 6437 (ML)
Mobile: 0421 100 778
Offices and meeting days: Joondalup Campus, building 2, room 430 (Tuesday) Mount Lawley Campus, building 3, room 148 (Monday and Friday).

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