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Welcome to ‘How to write a research dissertation’

Ebook companion website

If you are about to embark on a research dissertation and in need of some guidance then this free companion website, accompanying the eTextbook on ‘How to prepare a research dissertation’ is for you. This easy-to-engage-with book is not intended to be an exhaustive treatise on dissertation-writing, but rather a short, practical guide with tips and suggested activities relating to key stages of the process. A range of topics is covered, from first steps in understanding research through to writing the final report. The ebook is available on Amazon (see link above).

This website has been created as a companion to the eTextbook and takes forward the themes of each chapter by providing additional reading and sources of information as well as an opportunity to join a discussion with fellow readers. There are video and audio clips from the authors and other experts as well as links to further digital tools and resources.

Essential guidance in getting started for undergraduates and postgraduates

Using the book and website together

The website and book are designed to be used in tandem, to provide readers with a rich experience of hearing first hand from a range of academics, and exploring relevant digital resources.

It is recommended that after reading each chapter of the book readers should refer to the section of the website devoted to that chapter and select the activities and resources of interest. You may also wish to register and take the opportunity to contribute to the suggestions and frequently asked questions section.

The website and book are here to support you and we wish you every success with your dissertation.


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