Support for researchers

Library Support

We provide individual assistance and support to staff engaged in research and research students (e.g. PGCert in Research. MRes, MPhil and PhD). This includes:

  • Locating information resources
  • Literature searching
  • Using electronic journals and databases
  • Current awareness
  • Managing bibliographic data

To find out more about the services provided or to book an individual consultation please contact the Research Support Librarian Annette Ramsden annette.ramsden@edgehill.ac.uk

For locating subject specific information  search via the relevant subject page.

Academic Writing Support

Help on academic writing (i.e. structure, logic, clarity etc.) for research students and staff new to postgraduate study is available on an individual basis or in small groups.

For further details or to book an appointment contact Craig Collinson, Academic Support Officer via email Craig.collinson@edgehill.ac.uk or contact the Ask desk, 1st floor, University Library, Ormskirk.

Training

The Research Office runs the Research Capacity Building Programme and EHU staff can make bookings via the Research wiki. Post graduate students can book by emailing research@edgehill.ac.uk

Edge Hill University provides free access to a number of online courses that aim to help researchers develop the skills needed for an academic career. These courses, developed for Epigeum are aimed at Masters, and PhD students, junior post docs and academics that have recently begun their research careers. For further details take a look at the Epigeum Research Skills guide.

Further advice

For specific advice, the University’s Research Office offers support on research management, including locating funding sources and applying for grants.

Vitae  provides information, advice and resources for higher education institutions and researchers on professional development, getting published and careers in research.

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