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The Research Landscape
Vitae : realising the potential of researchers
- Vitae is the UK organisation championing the personal, professional and career development of doctoral researchers and research staff in higher education institutions and research institutes.
- The Vitae Researcher Development Framework is a major new approach to researcher development
- Their Informed Researcher document available from their publications page provides an excellent guide to creating, locating and disseminating information
PhD Training, Skills and Supervision
- Focussing on art and design subjects, this page has been made available by Ken Friedman, Professor of Design at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.
Sage Research Methods Online
SAGE Research Methods is the essential online resource for anyone doing research or learning how to do research. With more than 800 books, reference works, journal articles, and videos from SAGE’s world-renowned research methods list, SAGE Research Methods provides information on writing a research question, conducting a literature review, choosing a research method, collecting and analyzing data, and writing up the findings. SAGE Research Methods’ coverage spans the full range of research methods used in the social and behavioral sciences, plus a wide range of methods commonly used in science, technology, medicine, and the humanities.
UK Data Service - the UK’s largest collection of social, economic and population data resources. The UK Data Service collection includes major UK government-sponsored surveys, cross-national surveys, longitudinal studies, UK census data, international aggregate, business data, and qualitative data.