Unit 2: Starting your research

R23: Writing a Literature Review

Content: the workshop covers the key areas to be considered when writing a literature review:

  • Why do a literature review?
  • What makes a literature review critical?
  • Common problems with literature reviews
  • Strategies for reading and reviewing the literature more critically
  • Previewing
  • Annotating
  • Summarising
  • Analysing text

Facilitator: Dr Fran Pheasant-Kelly, Faculty of Arts

Date Time Venue Booking
Wednesday 25th October 2023 11-2pm Online via Canvas Eventbrite Link 
Wednesday 20th March 2024 11-2pm Online via Canvas Eventbrite Link

Vitae RDF descriptors addressed in this session are:

Knowledge and intellectual abilities (A)
This domain contains the knowledge and intellectual abilities needed to be able to carry out excellent research.

  • Knowledge base (A1)
  • Cognitive abilities (A2)
  • Creativity (A3)