Monthly Archives: June 2012

Mastering the language of research to make a contribution to knowledge

Recently when I was visiting a country in which English is not the dominant language, I was made aware of the important role played by language in the pursuit of knowledge. The connections to undertaking a research degree were uncanny! … Continue reading

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Assessing the writing ability of your research student

Within the first six months of candidature, a research student is usually given a purposeful writing task to advance their research project and to enable their research supervisors to ascertain their writing abilities. This writing task is often a research … Continue reading

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