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Research Guide: Research Guide Home

This Guide provides post graduate students with the tips and tools necessary to successfully complete their research.

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2021 Update Level 3 Lock-down Sad Face – The Dragonfly Foundation

During Level 3 Lock-down, the Research Commons is closed to researchers. 

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our virtual services continue from 08:00-16:00 Monday-Friday. We are working hard to create more training content for our postgraduates. 

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Research Tip: Use the Read-Aloud tool

Hearing your work read back to you will help you catch mistakes or incorrect punctuation. 

Visit these links to Make Microsoft Office speak or read aloud or Make Office for Mac Speak.

For more helpful tips, visit our Academic Writing Quick-tips and Checklist Guide.



See our blog The Commons Informer for more tips. 

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Welcome to the Research Guide

This Research Guide provides tips and tools for postgraduate students to complete their research.

Please see Prof McNaught's excellent presentation for an overview of the research process:

Learning the Art of Research: Combining organizational skills, critical thinking and creative thinking by Prof. Carmel McNaught 

Additional sources:

Post Graduate Student's Journey