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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Doing Research

ISBN 9780230290167
Publication Date July 2011
Formats Paperback Ebook 
Publisher Palgrave
Series Pocket Study Skills

This concise guide equips undergraduate students with the basic knowledge for doing research. Providing direct, practical advice, this well-presented book covers planning, groundwork, research design, fieldwork, analysis and writing up.

GARY THOMAS is Professor of Inclusion and Diversity at the University of Birmingham, UK, having previously worked as a teacher and an educational psychologist. He has written and edited 14 books and written over 100 academic articles. His main interests are in inclusive education and research methodology.

PART I: Planning
PART II: Groundwork
PART III: Building a Scaffold
PART IV: Fieldwork: Finding the Data
PART V: Analysing the Data
PART VI: Writing up Research.


'Clear, concise and well written using plenty of examples and practical tips… they do actually fit in your pocket!' – Victor Glynn, Oxford University
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