From postgraduate to social scientist: a guide to key skills
Gilbert, N (2006) From postgraduate to social scientist: a guide to key skills In: UNSPECIFIED SAGE, London.
Official URL: http://www.uk.sagepub.com
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. offer 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:
- Reviewing and writing skills
- Using the Internet
- Research ethics
- Intellectual property rights
- Writing research proposals
- Project management
- Writing a thesis and reports
- Creating presentations, press releases and popular articles
- Teaching skills
- Careers in social science
From Postgraduate to Social Scientist is designed for postgraduate students and researchers across the social sciences. It will be invaluable for courses that aim to satisfy the Economic and Social Research Council's 'Training Guidelines' requirements for doctoral programmes.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences > Sociology > Centre for Research in Social Simulation (CRESS)|
|Deposited By:||Mr Adam Field|
|Deposited On:||27 May 2010 15:42|
|Last Modified:||30 Jan 2013 14:33|
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