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Researching and Writing a Literature Review in the Social Sciences: An Introduction
Domain: D2 Communication and dissemination

TACE: T - Transition

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, all face to face training at the Doctoral Academy has been postponed for the foreseeable future.

This session will be run as a Webinar - to book a place click here

Listed below is a selection of external learning resources related to this subject that you may find useful.

Systematic Literature Review: An Introduction
Webinar: Academic Writing - What Should a Literature Review Do?
Writing in the Sciences
How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper
Webinar: Academic Writing - Writing and Structuring an Effective Thesis
The three pillars of productive writing
Writing a Research Paper

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Format: Workshop
Suitable for: All

Writing an effective literature review is a crucial part of the PhD process. In addition to conceptualising your research within the current scholarship, an effective literature review can help you to reinforce the integrity and originality of your work. In this practical workshop, which is designed for researchers in the social sciences who are transitioning into PhD study, you will learn how to get started with the literature review process.

By attending, you will learn about:
* the functions of the literature review and the different ways of structuring it
* the resources that you can use to locate relevant literature and how to access them
* the different stages of researching and writing a literature review
* how to evaluate literature and what it means to be critical
* when to start and stop reviewing relevant literature

More information on this subject may be available on the range of online learning resources such as Linkedin Learning