Methodology giant must come down

Tomi Ola | This post was originally published on 8 April, 2013 When I was swimming in literature, theories and counter-theories, I longed for the day I would get my head above board and into much calmer waters like the methodology chapter. I was mistaken. Every phase of the PhD is ridden with its own bucket... Continue Reading →

From Warwick to Oxford…

Samantha Lyle | This post was originally published 14 October, 2013  From Warwick to Oxford - A Little Bit of Who You Know Won't Do You Any Harm. Since I arrived at Warwick as an undergraduate in 2001, these are some of the things that I have done the following: Gotten a BA in Politics, International... Continue Reading →

Dance, dance revelations

Thomas Bray | This post was originally published November 27, 2013 This post starts, as so many do, with a confession: I have recently become a dancer in the dark. No, this does not have any great metaphorical meaning, nor is it a reference to Lars von Trier’s millennial masterpiece. Of late, I have literally and... Continue Reading →

Keeping an Annotated Bibliography

As your PhD or research project evolves, so too must your literature review. As Charlotte Mathieson suggests in Writing a literature review, you can make things easier for yourself by keeping an annotated bibliography. Here is Charlotte’s guide to starting and maintaining an annotated bibliography. What is an annotated bibliography? An annotated bibliography supplements titles... Continue Reading →

Writing a literature review

In Planning a literature review Charlotte Mathieson explained the purpose and scope of a literature review. Now, all you need to do is write one! As this is easier said than done, here Charlotte guides you through writing your review of literature, from first draft through to later revisions. Writing the literature review: first steps... Continue Reading →

Planning a literature review

As you embark on your PhD, or indeed any research undertaking, you will need to produce a literature review. Not sure exactly what a literature review is, or why it is necessary? Here Charlotte Mathieson outlines the purpose and scope of the literature review. What is the literature review? The literature review surveys the existing... Continue Reading →

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