For more information: Researcher Development (Researcher-Development@sussex.ac.uk)
Trainer: Dr Sophie Valeix & Katy Stoddard
Location: Fulton 203
Target audience: Doctoral researchers in the early stages from any Arts & Humanities or Social Science discipline
The literature review forms a substantial part of your doctoral thesis and is also an ongoing process. Through clear examples, individual exercises, and group discussion, this workshop gets you started with your review. You will also receive guidance from the Library's Research Support team to help you with your literature searching.
Learning outcomes: By the end of the workshop you will have
- Understood the purpose of the literature and the process behind it
- Developed your research questions and identified keywords
- Discovered the tools available for your literature search and techniques for effective notetaking
- Assessed different structures and critical writing styles
Subscribe to the waiting list through Sussex Direct and be notified when a new course becomes available.
- "Some really useful info on good methods for searching for sources online. And great info about literature reviews in general. Very informative!"
- "Lots of practical resources & good explanations on how to use them"
- "Today's workshop was very interesting, helpful & informative. I will recommend this workshop to other researchers"
- "So clear and structured and relevant. The examples of critical writing etc. were particularly helpful and I loved the verb cheat sheet"
- "I now feel ready to tackle this mammoth task!"
- "Has given me a lot more confidence before starting my review and fuller research plan. Should be a required session for new researchers! Thanks a lot"
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