Comprehensive and accessible, Successful Research Projects provides a practical, research-based framework to help examine practice, solve problems and plan research effectively. With key practical tips throughout, it draws on examples from across disciplines and across the world ensuring best practice for those completing projects in the fields of science, health care, social sciences, arts and humanities as well as multi-disciplinary projects.
This book covers the key questions, challenges and solutions, exploring:
Organising time efficiently
Working effectively with colleagues
Getting the best out of a supervisor and understanding what help is available
Demonstrating good practice in academic writing
Differences between research projects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
Staying motivatived and balanced in order to excel throughout the process
Ways to use research to help career planning
Providing the significant theories behind ways of managing projects, identifying important goals and solving problems, Successful Research Projects is the perfect companion for the busy student facing a postgraduate research project.
This is the companion guide to the second edition of Successful Research Supervision, a research-based practical framework for academics to examine and develop their effectiveness as supervisors. It helps supervisors to move their students towards the ultimate goal of being able to study independently in a thoughtful, coherent and efficient manner and is a go-to guide for both novice and experienced supervisors seeking to develop their practice.