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Exploring the BFI archives

In the video above Doug Specht has introduced us to the BFI film databases. Not only is there a wide range of statistics related to the film industry, there are …

Types of research questions

There are lots of different types of research and projects you could be undertaking. Whether you are developing your own questions to answer or are trying to answer someone else’s …

Biases and lies in research

Researchers want to ensure that the work they do is fair and unbiased. Meaning that when research is carried out care is taken to ensure that the researchers own feelings …

Thesis statements

Every paper or essay you write should have a main point, a main idea, and everything in your essay should link back to this main point. As obvious as this …

What does citing a source mean?

In this video Eleri Kyffin, Academic Engagement and Development Manager at the University of Westminster, talks about why citing work is so important when writing essays. Eleri also introduces us …

How to have new ideas

In this video, creative practitioner and senior lecturer Carl Jones introduces us to how to have new and exciting ideas. Drawing upon his many years of working in the creative …

Introducing concept mapping

There are many different ways to make notes and use these to link together ideas. It is important that you find the method that works best for you. In this …

Why is research important?

Research is important for many reasons. For businesses – such as a cinema – research is important as it can help them make good financial plans. Research is also important …