Careful management of third-party copyright when writing your thesis will ensure an uncomplicated submission. If copyright material that does not belong to the candidate is included in a thesis (e.g. images, tables, graphs, charts, a survey template, or articles) the candidate must often obtain permission from the copyright owner/publisher to include the reproduced material.
HDR students are welcome to book a consultation with the Manager, Scholarly Publications & Copyright anytime during their candidature to ensure their thesis is copyright compliant, but no later three (3) months before submission for examination.
Refer to the HDR Handbook for further information.
Download the Toolkit for ready-reference during your research. It includes a sample permission letter and a checklist as well as easy-to-read information on the copyright implications for higher degree research students.
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