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Book: Making the most of your research journal

Image of the cover for the book "how to make the most of your research journal": a journal surrounded by items used for journaling

Source: PolicyPress

Making the most of your research journal:

Providing practical guidance based on real-life examples, this book shows researchers different forms and ways of keeping a research journal and how to get the most out of journaling.

Appealing to postgraduate students, new and experienced researchers, the book:

  • provides a theoretical grounding and information about knowledge and sensory systems and reflexivity;
  • presents a practical exploration of what a journal looks like and when and how to record entries;
  • includes helpful end-of-chapter exercises and valuable further resources hosted on a companion website.

Providing valuable food for thought and examples to experiment with, the book highlights the different forms of research journals and entries so that readers can find what works for them. Giving researchers licence to do things differently, the book encourages and enables readers to develop their own sense of researcher identity and voice.


Interview with The PhD Life Raft about Making the most of your research journal:



Workshop and additional resources:

Nicole uses a virtual learning environment to support and enhance collaboration, learning, teaching and research. It allows Nicole to share and manage resources, to enable communication and group work and to foster collaborative learning. Nicole offers self-study short courses as well as interactive, facilitated courses via Zoom, which are often delivered in collaboration with partners.

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