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Research Skills: Inquiring Mind

Inquiring Mind - skills required of excellent PhD or doctoral students

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12 November 2010

An excellent researcher at doctoral or PhD level:

  • Demonstrates a willingness and ability to learn and acquire knowledge.
  • Develops a style of questioning and questioning technique.

Looking ahead, a doctoral student can aim to become an excellent early-career researcher who:

  • Demonstrates flexibility and open-mindedness. 
  • Identifies useful questions, asks challenging questions; always curious.

Note: These skills are identified in the UK Researcher Development Framework – where they appear as A3.1 Inquiring mind

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