Research Skills Toolkit:Your Journey towards Research Success
A toolkit of flexible programmes that build the knowledge and skills essential to becoming a first-class researcher
The Research Skills Toolkit is made up of five core programmes; Becoming a Researcher, Ethical Research, Research Methods, Disseminating your Research, and Beyond Research. Each of the programmes can be undertaken independently or combined with other elements of the Toolkit – supporting the unique needs of your institution and learners, in their journey from starting their Master’s degree to completing their PhD and beyond.
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Five concise programmes that support each stage of the researcher journey
Interactive learning with with pre and post quizzes, comic strips, real-life scenarios, and video interviews from experts in the field
Coverage of key trends and digital developments that reflects the needs of postgraduate researchers today
Interdisciplinary focus across STEM, Arts and Social Science research
Becoming a Researcher features a comprehensive overview of IP, project management, and how to deal with the pressures of being a Masters or PhD student:
1. Working with Your Supervisor(s)
2. Effective Management of Doctoral and Master's Research
3. Intellectual Property in the Research Context
Ethical Research gives an overview to becoming an ethical researcher and puts ethical research into context with human subjects.
1. Becoming an Ethical Researcher
2. Research Ethics in Practice
Research Methods covers all aspects of research methods to support researchers through every step of the research process.
1. Undertaking a Literature Review
2. Principles of Research Methods
3. Research Methods in Practice: Social Sciences
4. Research Methods in Practice: Arts
5. Research Methods in Practice: STEM
Disseminating your Research
Disseminating your Research is designed to help researchers understand the best ways to communicate their research, from navigating the publishing world to maximising potential at conferences and presenting research to the wider community
1. Getting Published
2. Communicating your Research with Impact
Beyond Research supports researchers at the later stages of their research career from further research, career planning, to entrepreneurship and innovation.