PLEASE NOTE THE ALTERED TIMES AND/OR VENUE FOR THE FOLLOWING SESSIONS:
Statistics for Your Research. Q-Step Manchester Team
GM Lab 111
17 Jan, 14.00 – 18.00, Survey design
24 Jan, 14.00 – 18.00, Analysing your data
This eight-hour short course will provide you with everything you need to know in order to start constructing a survey and to interpret your data. We will use existing data sets and surveys to help inform your research design, whilst considering strategies for data management and analysis. No previous knowledge is required, but you will be required to do some background reading in preparation.
Beyond Google Scholar
Dr Geoff Walton with Sheila Candeland & Elaine Cooke
GM Lab 111
In this session we will look at how you can be more effective at finding good quality literature to contextualise your research. We will explore how to devise better keyword searches and how to combine them on relevant subject databases; getting to know databases and e-journal collections for your area and making the most of the library portal. Finally, some tips on how to evaluate the literature you find for quality and relevance.