Postgraduate: Resources

Resources for Postgraduates

The Research Support page is a useful resource that includes information and supporting material on

  • identifying a subject for a thesis
  • finding and evaluating information
  • writing a thesis
  • doing a literature review

Epigeum (Research Skills Online)

15 online courses covering all aspects of a research skills training programme. This course is for Masters, PhD students, junior posts docs and academics who have recently begun their research careers. Developed by fifteen universities in the UK and Ireland, and used by 50 leading universities these courses give researchers the skills they need for an academic career. This resource is accessed via Blackboard.

  • Avoiding Plagiarism

  • Research Methods in the Arts and Humanities

  • Research Methods in the Sciences

  • Research Methods in the Social Sciences

  • Research Methods in Literature Review

  • Getting Published in the Arts

  • Getting Published in the Sciences

  • Ethics 1 – Good Research Practice

  • Ethics 2 – Working with Human Subjects

  • Project Management in the Research Context

  • Intellectual Property in the Research Context

  • Career planning in the Sciences

  • Career planning in the Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

  • Managing your Research Supervisor or Principal Investigator

  • Selecting a Conference, Presenting & Networking