The prospect of undertaking postgraduate research can seem daunting. This thoroughly revised Second Edition of Doing Postgraduate Research shows students how to undertake their research in a manner that is better, quicker, and hassle-free as possible. The text offers an authoritative and comprehensive guide to better research practice and is fully compliant with research training requirements, including the Joint Research Councils' Skills Statement.
Key topics include:
Designing and organizing a research project
Understanding alternative research perspectives
Doing a literature review
IPR and Ethics in research
Preparing for a viva
Activities are used throughout the book to link the material to student's own research projects, encouraging practical 'training by doing.' The book comes with a DVD and website which illustrate key features of the research process, and provide further reading and a guide to additional resources. Doing Postgraduate Research is an invaluable tool for students, supervisors, and all with research training responsibilities.
The Companion Website for Doing Postgraduate Research contains a range of online resources to support the book.
Resources for lecturers:
- Workshop outlines
- PowerPoint slides
Resources for students:
- Downloadable checklists and exercises
- Useful web links.
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