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How to develop a good research topic? – Academics after work #1 (video)

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June 8, 2018

Here it is, the first interview in the “Academics after work” series that I am planning to record at different universities across the UK (and maybe beyond). Dr Joan Cutting, senior lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, talks about developing a good research topic and some general studying tips. This was also added as a… Read More ›

What to include in the Literature Review chapter?

In this video, I reflect on the real purpose of the Literature Review chapter, apart from the most obvious one – reviewing the literature. I also talk about something that many, regardless of whether they are writing a dissertation, a thesis, or an academic article, tend to forget – that in this situation, when you… Read More ›

Video – The truth about citing academic sources

In the video below, I reflect on some issues related to citing. Enjoy 🙂

Qualitative data analysis – Dr Keith Richards

A great lecture on qualitative data analysis delivered to the University of Edinburgh’s students