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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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We are open!

The Research Commons is open again to postgraduate students who have reserved space via the Online Booking System. On the list of spaces, look for "Merensky 2 Library - Masters, Doctoral, Postdoctoral" and the date you would like to book for. 

Capacity: 25 people

Monday-Friday 8:00-18:00

Saturday 09:00-15:00

Book your space now!

Research Tip: Visualise your data

One of the first steps when manipulating data is to visually display it. MS Excel has a variety of graph formats such as bar charts, column charts, pie charts, and many more that can help you visualise and understand your data better. Follow this link for an introduction to data visualisation using MS Excel.



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