Expert guidance for authors, editors, reviewers, researchers and students
In-depth support on a range of academic publishing topics, from research methodologies, observation and analysis to how to publish a journal article and ensure it's downloaded, and writing a dissertation.
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Our research guidance is divided into three categories; within each, you'll find articles to help you plan and carry out your research, and analyse the data and information you collect.
Discover how to conduct a focus group, and use ethnographic methods, questionnaires and repertory grids.
Data & analysis
Read about discourse analysis, statistical techniques and secondary data, and how to use archival material.
Authoring, editing & reviewing
Take a look at our guidance on how to write and publish an academic journal article or book, and see optimal results, including help on editing and writing a review.