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NHS Health Care Libraries Supporting Research by Matt Holland and Victoria Treadway

Research is firmly embedded in the NHS Mandate 2017 – 2018 (see Objective 8 “To support research, innovation and growth”). It probably didn’t need a directive to point out the importance of research to patients and patient care. 567 more words


Ten Rules for Brilliant Short Presentations

Giving a talk on a complicated research topic can be daunting. It is easy to cram way too much material into each slide and having way too many slides for the presentation to work. 539 more words


Turn your notes into writing using the Cornell Method SECOND EDITION

In 2012, I wrote a post for The Thesis Whisperer blog on the Cornell Method of note taking and how effective I thought it was. I’m still using the Cornell Method, but 5 years later, I have some improvements, so I thought it was time to update it. 1,022 more words

Academic Writing

Intangible cultural heritage in Ireland

Intangible cultural heritage encompasses the traditions or living expressions inherited from our ancestors and passed on to our descendants, such as oral traditions, performing arts, social practices, rituals, festive events, knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe or the knowledge and skills to produce traditional crafts. 138 more words

Research Skills

Ore to Store Mini-Project

Well finally, a new mini-project in geology that has that magic mix of student engagement and academic focus, after the usual false starts and the backdrop of mild panic because sshh, I took my last geology class at age 16. 447 more words

Critical Thinking

Using the library database

This is a good introduction to database searching to ensure the results you retrieve are relevant for your needs.

Information Skills

Cape Town with #go_gn + OEGlobal. Fantastic!

I am part of a wonderful network, the @GOER_GN, a global network of PhD students that are researching in open education in general. Everyone has a slightly different focus, but all of us are interested in using OPEN as a tool to social justice and inclusion. 927 more words

My Research Journal