Designing and Managing Your Research Project: Core Skills for Social and Health Research

Designing and Managing Your Research Project: Core Skills for Social and Health Research

by David R Thomas, Ian D Hodges
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1848601921

ISBN-13: 9781848601925

Pub. Date: 10/04/2010

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This book provides information about the key areas needed for a successful project. It includes software skills, developing research objectives, writing proposals, literature reviews, getting ethics approval, seeking funding, managing a project, communicating research findings, and writing reports. There is also a chapter on working as an independent researcher.The

Overview

This book provides information about the key areas needed for a successful project. It includes software skills, developing research objectives, writing proposals, literature reviews, getting ethics approval, seeking funding, managing a project, communicating research findings, and writing reports. There is also a chapter on working as an independent researcher.The book includes numerous examples, checklists, and practical exercises designed to assist the learning of research skills and the completion of crucial project tasks. It covers procedures needed for conducting projects electronically and accessing information from the Internet.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848601925
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/04/2010
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Designing and Managing Research Projects: An Overview
Designing a New Research Project: Issues to Think about
Developing Research Aims and Objectives
Preparing and Writing a Research Proposal
Getting Funding for Research
Research Ethics and Ethics Reviews
Doing a Literature Review
Managing a Research Project
Software for Research
Working with Colleagues and Supervisors
Communicating Research Findings
Writing for Research: Some Guiding Principles
Writing a Research Report: Organization and Presentation
Careers in Research

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