Monthly Archives: July 2012

Analysing the research proposal.

Over the past months I have been progressively exploring analytical tools for research supervisors to ascertain from student outputs their progress towards completing their research degree. The research proposal is often the main interim output on which a student’s progress … Continue reading

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Modelling the skills of Project Management – The annual progress report – evidence based

Most universities have an annual progress report that the supervisor is required to fill in, often in association with their research student, to indicate that the student is progressing at a satisfactory pace. Many supervisors criticise this requirement as just … Continue reading

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Analysing the Project Plan within a research proposal

Project management is an important graduate research capability. Elsewhere in this blog I have commented on the importance of scoping the research project. This is usually a task that is set as part of developing a research project proposal and … Continue reading

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