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Research skills

Support to develop your research skills.

Online advice and tutorials

  • Literature reviews workbook
    An introduction to the process of writing a literature review that includes video guidance with perspectives from each faculty. (Source: UWE Bristol Library)
  • Literature reviews reading list
    Suggestions for further reading to help you when writing literature reviews.
  • Research projects
    Online tutorial to help you choose and understand your research topic and to manage your project or dissertation effectively.
    (Source: skills4study website)
  • Conducting your research
    How to do a literature search, formulate a hypothesis and research design, conduct your research and analyse your data.
    (Source: skills4study website)
  • Reporting your findings
    Structure and present your findings and understand what you need to cover in each section.
    (Source: skills4study website)
  • Further research skills / techniques
    Advice and tutorials on how to do a literature review (ie to critically evaluate themes, issues and arguments of a research topic).
    (Source: UWE Bristol Library)
  • Systematic reviews
    Our guide to carrying out a systematic review, including how they differ from literature reviews.
  • Research with Children online course
    An online course on how to conduct research that involves children and young people: doing ethical research and keeping children safe.
    1. Go to Research with Children
    2. Log in with your UWE user ID and password
    3. Click on the enrol button


One-to-one support

  • Faculty study support
    Study support specialists in your faculty can provide one-to-one support to help you develop your research skills.

Library support

  • Postgraduate researchers and research staff
    Extra services and information for researchers: search for research methods, learn how to measure research impact, stay up-to-date with your subject and connect with other researchers.

Study skills events

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