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Checklist: recording your findings

Before providing you with a brief introduction to the different types of sources that are available to you, we introduce you to a checklist of factors you should consider every …

Top tips: actually starting your research

Our university researchers give their top tips of things to think about to actually get you started. They also talk about their favourite research tool. What are your thoughts after …

Introduction to information literacy

There is a well-known adage called Sturgeon’s Law, which states something similar to ‘90% of everything is rubbish.’ The American science fiction writer and critic, Theodore Sturgeon coined this adage …

Exercise: how do you pick a topic?

You may find it helpful to consider the following when choosing a subject for your research project: What are you interested in? Remember, you will be doing a significant amount …

The freedom to choose your topic …

One of the greatest things with taking on a research project is the freedom you have to choose a topic and forge your own question. But this freedom can also …

What is academic research?

‘Dwarfs standing on the shoulders of giants’. Did you know that you can find this metaphor written around the edge of a £2 coin? In this video you meet Dr …
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