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Writing up your research

In this video, you are talked through making sense of all the sources & results you have and how to go about structuring your research project report.

Researching and gathering your evidence is only half of the academic process. Knowing how to write this evidence up into a clear, logical and succinct academic argument is equally as important.

In this video, Chris and Emma talk you through various ways of making sense of all the sources and results you have gathered and how to go about structuring your the essay or report part of your project.

Through this week’s activities we encourage you to:

  • start thinking in advance about how you will organise your sources and structure your final essay or report

  • understand the purpose of an abstract and familiarise yourself with the structure in the knowledge that you will have to produce one for your project before you submit the final essay or report

  • review your project proposal and write a summary (abstract) of it

  • share your summary (approximately 200 words) and provide feedback on each other’s ideas to develop them further

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