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Passion about Research Process (not output!)

My hand trembled with nervousness and anticipation. It was the start of my student research project. My supervisor had talked me through how “by doing X we will learn more about Y” and I was excited to get started.

A decade later when I talk to my own students I sometimes catch myself using another way to frame our work: “if we do X, and it ‘works’, then perhaps we can get into prestigious journal Y”. This is poison for an inquiring mind…

Categories: Ethics, Research Skills, Roles, Social Issues

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Ethics and Your Literature Review

November is Academic Writing Month, fondly known as AcWriMo. The AcWriMo focus on MethodSpace is on writing and publishing books. The whole series can be found through this link. We’re pleased to have special guest posts this month from Dr. Helen Kara. You might remember Helen from previous contributions to MethodSpace, including presenting in the Get Creative! Research with […]

Categories: Ethics, Focus Series

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