This book will bring together ideas about narrative from a variety of contexts across the social sciences and synthesize understandings of the field. Rather than focusing on theory, the book will examine how narrative research is conducted and applied.
The pressure to win funding to do research is felt by nearly all academics worldwide. This book details strategies that you might adopt to get your research projects funded. It also explains how to manage your research projects once they are funded.
Practical and engaging, this book shows how work placements can be used to practice and develop your research and professional skills. It helps you successfully secure and undertake a social science work placement or internship, understand your role as a researcher and maximize the benefits of experiential learning.
Addressing the practicalities of research, and embracing the complexity and variety of written forms of language, this book helps readers with practical and conceptual tools to ask questions about written discourse, and to analyse the huge variety of texts that make up our linguistic landscape.
After interviews, the most common data collection instrument undergraduates turn to is a short survey. This requires them to write a questionnaire. Sounds easy - it's not! This LQF shows them how to do it right.
This practical guide will help scientific researchers navigate the core stages of their PhD writing journey, from refining their research question to structuring, editing and proofreading their thesis.
The chapters in this book develop a working framework and contain worked examples and exercises to make sure that readers get the best results from their research and are fully versed in all the practical aspects of doing action research.
Writing Science is a much-needed guide to succeeding in modern science. It equips science students, scientists, and professionals across a wide range of scientific and technical fields with the tools needed to communicate effectively.