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Literature Review writing

This workshop is designed to equip participants with an understanding of the purpose, process and product of a literature review and how to tackle the process through three phases of searching, critical reading and writing up.

Aimed at

Doctoral Researchers (early stage, mid stage)



Key learning outcomes

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the nature and purpose of the research literature review
  • Recognise the importance of an appropriate structure for the review

  • Devise a method of reading and note-taking tailored for their review preparation

  • Write it efficiently

Presented by

Dr Senthi Quirke, Brunel Graduate School

Session outline and aims

This session will be led by a Trainer and interactive discussions are encouraged between the participants and the Trainer at appropriate times. Group work will explore aspects of systematic searching, critical reading, and appropriate structure of the review itself.

Specific skills focused on in this session

​​Research and information literacy, communication skills

Health and Safety and general notice

Participants will be viewing presentations projected onto a SMART Board screen. Participants may be required to work in groups. Refreshments may be available at the venue.

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Brunel 3D Development Tool

Develops the following:

Skills needed to do your research and career

Researcher Development Framework (RDF) Competencies

Develops skills relevant to the following domains of the RDF:

This workshop is provided by

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