Theses and conference proceedings can be valuable sources for in-depth and significant research related to your field of study. The RMIT Finding and obtaining theses research guide is a great starting point for resources that will allow you to access Australian and international theses.
Most theses submitted at RMIT University can be found in the RMIT Research Repository. This is an open access institutional repository providing free, searchable access to research publications authored by RMIT University staff and students.
Conferences are an important part of staying current with intellectual and academic developments and discussion. There are diverse websites that will alert you of upcoming conferences. Papers are sometimes available via conference websites or accessible via databases.
See the conferences tab of our Staying Current with your research guide for more information.
- Go to the RMIT Research Repository and click on Advanced search.
- Enter your search term, for example, climate change,
- Limit your search results to ‘Theses’ in the ‘Publication Type’ field and click Search.
- Identify a relevant thesis to your topic.