Graduate students are involved in research - from classroom projects to their final thesis, report, dissertation, or treatise. There are some general resources on how to get started, get help when it comes to figuring out your career path, templates and aids for preparing your thesis or dissertation, and resources to strengthen your presentation or teaching skills.


There are also opportunities for taking your thesis or dissertation to the community and some graduate students are doing just that - see the section on Outreach to see how graduate students have put their research out there.

Campus Research Resources


The campus offers resources with statistics, research consulting, applying for approval for human subjects research and more.

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Writing Support


Get feedback and assistance with writing, find resources for graduate students available in the libraries and link to thesis and dissertation guidelines and templates.

Get help with your writing >

Career Resources

Career Services

See what it takes to succeed in graduate school and how to develop those skills and get resources for preparing yourself for a career outside of graduate school.

Developing skills and finding a career >

Academic Integrity

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It is important to conduct yourself and your studies with integrity and engage in the highest standards of research ethics.

Read about standards and training >

Present your Ph.D. Thesis to a 12 year-old Project


Doctoral students at UT Austin in Science and Engineering fields have conducted a new outreach program in which they present a simplified version of their Ph.D. thesis in middle school classrooms. By creating a process for emerging scientists to relate their discoveries with K-12 students, this program will serve to provide real-world examples that will complement science topics covered in a classroom.


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