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Preparing yourself to do research

The purpose of this section is to make you aware of what you need to do in preparation for a research project. This covers activities like scoping a research project or dissertation, identifying a feasible research idea, managing your supervisor and time and resources, and completing a pre-research checklist

On completion of this section you will achieve the following learning outcomes:

  1. Identify and evaluate the various elements required in preparation for conducting a research project
  2. Develop and evaluate a feasible research idea
  3. Make informed judgments on what your institution is expecting of you, using your supervisor and the management of time and resources
  4. Complete a research checklist