Research Skills: Research Methods - Theoretical Knowledge
Research Methods - Theoretical Knowledge skills required of excellent PhD or doctoral students
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12 November 2010
An excellent researcher at doctoral or PhD level:
- Understands relevant research methodologies and techniques and their appropriate application within own research area.
- Justifies the principles and experimental techniques used in own research.
Looking ahead, a doctoral student can aim to become an excellent early-career researcher who:
- Appreciates the value of a range of standards and methods/techniques for information/data collection and analysis; assesses and demonstrates usefulness and validity of information/data in the context of a specific problem/question.
Note: These skills are identified in the UK Researcher Development Framework – where they appear as A1.2 Research methods - theoretical knowledge