2015-11-21

How to create a research poster

Nowadays more and more emphasis is placed upon the impact of research. In many cases research students are even required to create a research poster as part of their thesis and enquiry submissions. However, how do you create a research poster?
2015-10-10

Methodology and methods – what are they?

When preparing a practice-based enquiry or research you will need to ask yourself how you will answer your research question or test your hypothesis. The methodology and methods section of a proposal or write-up lays out these ground rules and approaches you take.
2015-10-07

Systematic reading to prepare a literature review

If you read a great range of articles you may find that you cannot remember who said what when and where. Therefore, a systematic approach to reading and taking notes is necessary. It may be helpful to apply the "CaMLISd" grid.
2015-09-29

Plagiarism

What is plagiarism? What are the consequences of plagiarism? What can you do to avoid plagiarising work? A brief introduction.
2015-09-26

Proofing and editing

At University level you are expected to have checked, re-checked, edited and proofed your assignment several times. Each time you read through your work you should focus on a different aspect of your writing.
2015-09-23

Referencing and bibliography

A good essay acknowledges all the sources used. Read here about referencing and bibliographies.
2015-09-21

Writing a good academic essay

Consider some key elements when writing an academic essay: structure, language, use of sources.
2015-09-01

Invisible illness and academic identity

A brief outline of intended research in relation to the invisible illness fibromyalgia and its impact on academic identity.