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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 11 - How to reference your research well

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 the kind of things that will help your writing…

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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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Sun Diagrams

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre A sun diagram can be used as a brain dump to get out all the information you have about a topic in one place. The basic principles are that…

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Paragraph Structure

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. The topic sentence - a general statement that states the main idea Explanation or Definition - clarifies any difficult or unclear terms in the…

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SWAPS Proofreading Model

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. S - Sentence structure - check each sentence is not a: run on sentence, sentence fragment, sentence that does not make sense, or a stringy…

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301 Academic Skills Centre

Find out how we can help you! 301 Academic Skills Centre provides opportunities for all students to develop the essential academic and study skills which underpin their learning at university. Study…

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Understanding How You Learn

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Visual - colourful note cards, pictures, mind maps, videos, flowcharts, colours and symbols to denote themes/key ideas. Auditory - Recordings…

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Reading Critically

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Purpose and background - why are you reading this text? What type of text is it? What do you know about the subject of the text? What else has…

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Last Few Days Before an Exam

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Plan out how you will use your time during an exam Have a look over the revised material - avoid cramming as you’re unlikely to take…

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