Develop your research skills

Resources to help you find, use and share information - from course assignments, through to doing a PhD and post-doctoral research.

Getting started

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Course assignments & dissertations

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Find information

Need to find information for your assignment or dissertation? Learn how to find high quality information from the Library.

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Evaluate information

Develop your critical evaluation skills

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How to reference

Learn how to reference using a range of referencing styles and use bibliographic software such as RefWorks and Endnote.

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Piecing together your dissertation

A range of online tutorials to help you with your dissertation - from choosing a topic, to writing it up.

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PhD and post-doctoral research

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Literature searching

How to do a comprehensive literature search on your topic.

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Maximise & measure your impact

Increasing the visibility of and citations to your work.

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Manage your research information

How to manage your research data and publication references.

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Publish and share your research

Consider where to publish and how to manage your online identity.

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