Research skills - creating knowledge

Research skills

At some stage of your course or career you will almost certainly need to engage in research. This may form an individual project or dissertation during your last year of undergraduate study or as part of your postgraduate course or to write a report at work.


You need to start your research with a clear research question. Carrying out a literature review to scope your topic or creating a mindmap are useful places to start.

In addition to the guidance in Writing Assignments, the following tutorials may also help:

Organise references

Locate additional material

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