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From Postgraduate to Social Scientist

Author : Nigel Gilbert
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From Postgraduate to Social Scientist is essential reading for any postgraduate or new researcher who is interested in a career in the social sciences. The book describes the skills needed for success in moving from being a student to becoming an academic or professional social scientist. Written by experts in the field, Gilbert et al., this book offers a unique insider's view of how to make the transition. By adopting a clear and accessible approach, this book encourages students embarking on the journey towards becoming a social scientist to engage with every aspect of the process.

Data Analysis and Interpretation A Handbook for Postgraduate Social Scientists CD

Author : Amran Rasli
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Postgraduate Students Assessment of Their Social Science Training

Author : Alan Marsh
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Research Training for Social Scientists

Author : Dawn Burton
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With indispensable advice for students from all social science backgrounds, this handbook provides the core conceptual and practical skills to embark on succesful research. The organization of the book reflects the knowledge that is required in order to become a competent and effective researcher. It follows the life-cycle of the research project: it begins with a discussion of ethical and philosphical issues; presents guides to both quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis; provides help on using computers in research; and includes advice on how to write up and present a research project. Based on the UK Economic and Social Research Council advice on the training which students should undertake in preparation for postgraduate research, this book will be invaluable for all beginning researchers.

Research Training for Social Scientists

Author : Dawn Burton
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With indispensable advice for students from all social science backgrounds, this handbook provides the core conceptual and practical skills to embark on succesful research. The organization of the book reflects the knowledge that is required in order to become a competent and effective researcher. It follows the life-cycle of the research project: it begins with a discussion of ethical and philosphical issues; presents guides to both quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis; provides help on using computers in research; and includes advice on how to write up and present a research project. Based on the UK Economic and Social Research Council advice on the training which students should undertake in preparation for postgraduate research, this book will be invaluable for all beginning researchers.

Postgraduate Education and Training in the Social Sciences

Author : Robert G. Burgess
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In the last decade, there has been much interest in the process of doing a PhD. Much of this has focused on policy issues that have been raised by the research councils and the British Academy. This text offers a guide to the state-of-the-art in postgraduate education and training in the social sciences. It covers the concept of quality in the PhD; examines styles and strategies of supervision with a view to improving completion rates; discusses the process of supervision in years one, two and three; and considers the motives of supervisors and students and their relationship.

Postgraduate UK study and funding guide

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Features information on studying at Postgraduate level in the UK, what is involved, what opportunities there are, lists details £75 million of funding available to Postgraduate students.

How to Manage your Arts Humanities and Social Science Degree

Author : Lucinda Becker
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This innovative book takes a practical, no-nonsense approach to all areas of undergraduate life, from getting started and maximizing learning opportunities to making choices, mastering time management and succeeding in exams. It also covers the wider aspects of the university experience including peer pressure, finances and grasping the opportunities available to undergraduates throughout their degree course. The book concludes with guidance on how to break into a career as a graduate.

A Study of the Labour Market for Social Science Postgraduates

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New Scientist

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New Scientist magazine was launched in 1956 "for all those men and women who are interested in scientific discovery, and in its industrial, commercial and social consequences". The brand's mission is no different today - for its consumers, New Scientist reports, explores and interprets the results of human endeavour set in the context of society and culture.