Organizing and Managing Your Research: A Practical Guide for Postgraduates deals with the practical, day-to-day aspects of managing and organizing research. It focuses on strategies, skills, and systems that increase the efficiency and effectiveness of research practice across all research disciplines. Written in an accessible, non-technical style that speaks directly to the reader in a personal and collegial voice, this text gives practical advice and offers many tips and strategies gleaned from experienced researchers. The written text is accompanied by a website that provides downloadable templates and live links to appropriate sites.
Key Features include:
- Tips boxes to outline useful strategies and shortcuts based on day-to-day practice of experienced researchers.
- Feature examples illustrate the practical application of some of the concepts covered
- "Want to know more about …?" boxes offer pointers to further sources of information
- "Over to you" questions at the end of each chapter prompt the student to reflect on how the strategies and concepts can be applied to their own research project