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Research and Study Skills

Research and Study skills

Learning how to research and study effectively
is an invaluable skill at university and beyond. The books
below will help you understand how to use your time
and effort in an effective way to maximise your potential.

2012 | Research and Study Skills | Book

How to Get a First

Insights and Advice from a First-class Graduate

A lively and original perspective on gaining an outstanding degree from a recent first-class graduate. Combines personal experience, scientific research and motivational anecdotes from students to create a comprehensive guide to academic success …

Author:
Michael Tefula

2018 | Research and Study Skills | Book

How to Use your Reading in your Essays

Reading is part and parcel of academic writing, and knowing which sources to include in assignments and how to go about this process can be challenging. That's where this handy guide comes in. With over twenty years' experience in the field …

Author:
Jeanne Godfrey

2015 | Book

Key Concepts in Politics and International Relations

Concepts have a particular importance for students of politics and international relations. Political argument often boils down to a struggle over the legitimate meaning of terms and enemies may argue, fight and even go to war, each claiming to be …

Author:
Andrew Heywood

2010 | Book

The Foundations of Research

This book offers advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students an accessible introduction to the foundations of research in the human sciences. It covers the tools, terminology and research perspectives that students need to know in order to …

Author:
Jonathan Grix

2012 | Research and Study Skills | Book

The Student’s Guide to Writing

Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar

Aimed at students wishing to improve their writing skills, this guide deals with the key basics of grammar, punctuation and spelling while also showing students how to construct a sentence, how to build a paragraph and how to structure an essay.

Authors:
John Peck, Martin Coyle

2009 | Research and Study Skills | Book

The Undergraduate Research Handbook

This practical, research-informed text will provide students across all disciplines with models, tasks and activities to enable them to plan, action, write and present quality research. It will help develop ideas, creative thinking and systematic …

Author:
Gina Wisker