UWA Profiles and Research Repository

Theses

Adding theses to the UWA Profiles and Research Repository

I recently submitted my thesis to the Graduate Research School. How long will it take for my thesis to appear in the UWA Profiles and Research Repository?

Once you have submitted your thesis to the Graduate Research School, you should allow 3-6 weeks for your thesis to become available in the UWA Profiles and Research Repository.

I have completed my PhD/Masters degree at UWA, but my thesis is not listed in the UWA Profiles and Research Repository.  Can it be added?

If you have a digital copy of your thesis it can be submitted to the UWA Profiles and Research Repository along with the completed and signed Authority to include a thesis to UWA Research Repository form.

If you do not have a digital copy of your thesis, please contact repository-lib@uwa.edu.au  to discuss options for making your thesis available.

I have completed my Masters by thesis and coursework course at UWA. However, my thesis is not listed in the UWA Profiles and Research Repository. Can it be included?

To comply with the University Policy, the UWA Profiles and Research Repository archives only theses/dissertations for courses that have a research component of 66% or higher. If your course does not satisfy this requirement, your thesis will not be included in the UWA Profiles and Research Repository.

I completed my PhD/Masters degree at a different institution. Can I upload my thesis in the UWA Profiles and Research Repository?

The UWA Profiles and Research Repository does not collect non-UWA theses, however if you wish to include your thesis in the UWA Profiles and Research Repository, you can manually add it using the ‘Non-UWA Thesis’ template in the Research Output content type.

The current embargo on my thesis file is due to be released. How can it be extended?

To extend the restricted access to your thesis in the UWA Profiles and Research Repository you will need to submit an Application for Restricted Access to the Graduate Research School. Once it is approved, we will extend the embargo on your thesis for the approved period of time.