Weekly Round Up



Missed our posts this week, don’t worry The Weekly Round Up is here and provides you with another opportunity to read them all again.

Here you go…enjoy!

The Tyranny of an awesome Supervisor – Thesis Whisperer

Quit a Lonely PhD? How to go from Lonely to Invincible PhD Student – Next Scientist

Changing Disciplines – Research Whisperer 

What I learned about academics from Novels – PhD Life Blog 

PhD Interview Tips – Elisa Assays

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Researcher Development: Writing a Literature Review

litearture review

The writing of a literature review can seem a daunting prospect. This workshop aims to overcome such fears.

The session begins by exploring the concept and purpose of the literature review and where it fits into the PhD thesis. The key question of what makes a good review will also be addressed. Attention will then be given to the development of a research plan for undertaking a successful review. This will include a consideration of information sources and search strategies.

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Researcher Development – Introduction to Literature Searching for Systematic Reviews


A systematic review is a type of literature review that attempts to find all published (and unpublished) material on a specific research question. This requires the development of an extensive and reproducible search strategy.

Come along to the workshop in order to understand what a systematic review entails and run through the key features of the systematic review process. This training will aid you in building a search strategy that works, and will help develop your search techniques.

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