Free Webinar

Research Topic Ideation 101

Get oriented with the basics of topic ideation for a dissertation, thesis or research project. In this free webinar, you’ll learn:

– What a research topic actually is (and what it’s not)
– The 3 critical components of a high-quality topic
– What assessors/supervisors are looking for
– How to get started finding a topic

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What’s this all about?

In this 45-minute webinar, we cover the basics of research topic ideation and refinement, specifically for theses, dissertations and similar academic research projects.

The webinar is tailored toward students undertaking research at Master’s and Doctoral levels within the natural and social sciences. That said, you’ll still benefit even if your project don’t fit this description, as the requirements are largely consistent across disciplines.

Key Details:

When: Daily (limited slots)
Where: Online (video or audio)
Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: 100% free

Meet Your Host


Kerryn Warren (PhD) is one of our friendly coaches. Having lectured and tutored students for over 10 years in subjects ranging from biology (natural science) to archaeological heritage (social science), Kerryn brings a unique blend of skills and perspectives to any research project.

What you’ll get

The webinar is more than just a one-way presentation. By attending, you’ll get:

A-Z Workshop

The presentation will cover the the basics of research topic ideation so that you can start developing your topic.

Engaging Chat

Join in on the conversation with students from around the world – learn and share throughout the webinar.

Free Resources

You’ll receive access to a host of free resources, including guides, templates and our free dissertation course.

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Registration is free and there is no obligation to attend.

Awards and accreditations

I started using Grad Coach for my dissertation and I can honestly say that if it wasn’t for them, I would have really struggled. I would strongly recommend them – worth every penny!

Richard Egenreider

Grad Coach is like a guardian angel. The value I derived from the guidance and coaching when writing my thesis was second to none. I’m forever grateful to Grad Coach.

Moloko Komane

Grad Coach gave me really good feedback that enabled me to submit my dissertation proposal early and get immediate approval. I would recommend Grad without hesitation.

Andrew O'Flaherty

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Registration is free and there is no obligation to attend.

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