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The 13th Roberts Lecture. University Teaching in a Post-Knowledge Age by Professor Neil Rackham

On Wednesday 27 March, the 13th Roberts Lecture was delivered by alumnus, honorary graduate and experimental psychologist Professor Neil Rackham. Professor Rackham’s lecture, ‘University…

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How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 10 - Make a mess and reward yourself

In this short series of podcasts I want to help you be more productive with your writing and help you get things done. In this podcast I want to discuss how you can be strategic with your writing and…

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How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 7 - How to beat writer’s block

In this short series of podcasts I want to help you deal with the problem of digital distraction and information overload. In this podcast I want to talk about that most common of problems…

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How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 6 - Beat digital distraction by leaving your desk

Welcome to episode six of how to beat digital distraction and write more, I’m Andy Tattersall and I’m Information Specialist at The School of Health and Related Research at The University…

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How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 5 - How to eat a frog

Welcome to episode five of how to beat digital distraction and write more, I’m Andy Tattersall and I’m Information Specialist at The School of Health and Related Research at The…

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How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 3 - An organic approach to dealing with information overload and digital distraction

Welcome to episode three of how to beat digital distraction and write more, I’m Andy Tattersall and I’m Information Specialist at The School of Health and Related Research at The…

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How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 1 - Introduction and get better at taking notes

In this very short series of podcasts I’m going to hopefully give you a few tips on how to deal with that modern day problem of digital distraction and help you write a bit more. In the…

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How to Write More podcast

n this short podcast I want to help you be more productive with your writing and help you get things done. Anyone working in research will know that writing is core to what you do and at some points…

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Writing an Introduction

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Nearly all introductions perform three functions:Hook readers and convince them to take the time to read the essay Giving background…

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Writing a Conclusion

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Conclusions should fulfil three main roles: It signals the end of the essay - begin your conclusion with a transition signal, for example…

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WEED Structure for Paragraphs

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. What - the first sentence of your paragraph should make it clear what subject you are covering - the topic sentence. Evidence - support your…

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The Academic Skills Certificate

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. The Academic Skills Certificate provides an opportunity for you to gain recognition for attending our academic skills workshops, maths and…

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Making an Academic Argument

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. The Toulmin model provides key principles of a good argument, and it's worth making sure they feature in your academic writing. Claim -…

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Dr Jason King

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Dr Briony Birdi

Dr Briony Birdi is a senior lecturer in Librarianship in the Information School at the University of Sheffield. Her ersearch interest is broad and relatesto the social, political and educational…

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Beating Procrastination

This short video will suggest some tips and strategies to overcome the tendency to procrastination and help you to get focused on the tasks that are important.

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