Graduate School's website

Mullins, G. & Kiley, M. (2002). "It's a PhD, not a Nobel Prize: How experienced examiners assess research theses." Studies in Higher Education 27(4), pp. 369-386. (Available online through UQ library.)

Paltridge, B. (2002). "Thesis and dissertation writing: an examination of published advice and actual practice," English for Specific Purposes 21, pp. 125-143. (Available online through UQ library.)

Paltridge, B. & Starfield, S. (2007). Thesis and Dissertation Writing in a Second Language: A Handbook for Supervisors. London: Routledge.

A range of resources on scientific writing can be found on the Nature website, with the article by Dr Leslie Sage, a senior editor of the astronomy section of Nature, particularly recommended:

There are many books on thesis writing in the UQ library. To find these, just do a keyword search with "thesis writing" in the library's catalogue.

Learning Support for Higher Degree Research Students

One way you might find good theses in your discipline to analyse is to first go to the Dean's Commendation List for Outstanding Research Higher Degree Theses, browse the titles to see if you can find something that might be of interest, and then search for it in the Australian Digital Theses Program Database. While you probably wouldn't want to print an entire thesis, even at two pages to an A4 sheet and double-sided, you might find a few sections worth printing and analysing in detail.