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Designing and Managing Your Research Project: Core Skills for Social and Health Research

by David R Thomas and Ian D Hodges SAGE Publications Ltd
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Designing and Planning Your Research Project provides information about the key areas needed for a successful Project. It includes software skills, developing research objectives, writing proposals, literature reviews, getting ethics approval, seeking funding, managing a project, communicating research findings and writing reports. This book helpfully includes numerous examples, checklists and practical exercises designed to assist the learning of research skills and the completion of crucial project tasks. It covers procedures needed for conducting projects electronically and accessing information from the Internet.

AUDIENCE: Advanced undergraduate students, postgraduate students planning theses and dissertations and other researchers in the early stages of their career.

Designing and Managing Research Projects: An Overview Designing a New Research Project: Issues to Think about Developing Research Aims and Objectives Preparing and Writing a Research Proposal Getting Funding for Research Research Ethics and Ethics Reviews Doing a Literature Review Managing a Research Project Software for Research Working with Colleagues and Supervisors Communicating Research Findings Writing for Research: Some Guiding Principles Writing a Research Report: Organization and Presentation Careers in Research

Designing and Managing Your Research Project is rich in content, full of practical information with a simple, easy-to-follow layout [...]the book will be ideal for academic and non-academic researchers, teachers and consultants, among others. The authors' consultative-coaching-advisory and empathy-towards-researchers approaches in discussing the core knowledge in research project management are indeed commendable. Most researchers whilst reflecting on the content will find the book rigorous, relevant, simple and practical Ronald R. Kumar
The Qualitative Report

David Thomas and Ian Hodges have created a practical straightforward introductory text explaining the knowledge and skills essential for completing a research project...This book will be useful for the more experienced researcher, as well as the noviceGraham Sloan
Nursing Standard

David Thomas University of Auckland
Ian D Hodges