Getting started with your research

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Are you a new Higher Degree by Research student? Find out what resources, services and training are available for you in the Library.
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These guides will help you get started with research skills and concepts.
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A series of short videos covering a variety of topics and concepts related to research.

Research and writing skills for HDR candidates

Learn-Setting out
Learn how to manage your workload, maintain motivation, work with your supervisor and other skills you'll need to develop throughout your research degree.
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Learn what resources to use  when undertaking a literature review and how to find them.
Learn-Setting out
Learn the skills of an 'active' reader that will make your reading more effective, efficient and strategic.
Learn-Setting out
We will show you how to develop your research questions, and how to write and present your research proposal.
Learn-Intermediate
Learn about a systematic review: what it is, what steps are invovled, and resources and strategies for searching the literature.
Learn-Intermediate
Get an overview of the three reference management tools and their main features.
Learn-Intermediate
Learn how to use EndNote to effectively organise and edit your references.
Learn-Intermediate
From generating and organising ideas to specific writing styles and types, this guide will cover all aspects of research writing.
Learn-Advanced
Learn how to articulate, summarise and present your research.
Learn-Advanced
This module will teach you how to plan, publish, promote and track your research and publications.
Learn-Advanced
Learn how to set up a researcher profile to promote and increase the visibility of your research publications and other activities.
Learn-Advanced
We will help you understand the concept of academic research impact, how it can be measured and tracked.
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Improve your English writing skills

For advice on planning and structuring your writing, and assistance with improving your academic writing style, book a research consultation or try these resources:

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