These resources are designed to build up the skills that you will need to maximise the potential of your time at the university. There are also useful links to external sites and other university resources relevant to research students.
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Links to useful resources and training that helps you to use Microsoft Office applications competently and efficiently.
Information on networking both inside and outside of the academy as well as tips for approaching contacts (both face to face and online) and maintaining a long-term academic network.
Information on managing a doctoral project and managing workflow at different stages in the PhD project management cycle.
Resources relevant to acquiring information skills such as seeking information, writing a literature review, speed reading, referencing and note-taking.
Viva and panel review
An insight into how to prepare for a panel and for the viva as well as information about the “Viva interviewer” software available from the Humanities Researcher Development Team.
Access learning materials which are specifically aimed at Postgraduate Researchers looking to develop their academic writing skills.