Are you struggling to critically review the relevant literature? Is it challenging to express to your readers how the literature relates to your research? In this extended workshop you will be introduced to a process to use when reading for and writing a narrative literature review, along with some simple exercises to try out. These exercises help you to clarify your thinking, and strengthen your capacity to communicate your scholarly position to your readers.

This workshop outlines strategies to use when reading for and writing your lit review. It focuses on critical reading and examines the unique features  and structure of a literature review.

This session will provide answers to the questions:
1.    What is a literature review?
2.    What is its purpose?
3.    What does it involve?
4.    How should it be structured?
5.    What type of language should I use?

Presented by Learning Advisors from Student Services.

About Writing skills

The ability to write well is critical to success in your research degree and a ‘top 10’ skill sought by employers. Learning the strategies for good writing will help you write efficiently.  Knowing not only what to write, but how to write it for a particular audience, will help you communicate your research effectively.

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