Research

Presenting Your Work in Creative Ways

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"Minimum World" by Jessica Powell | CC BY 2.0
Most graduate students conduct research or develop creative works as part of their studies. Presenting your work is critical to educating the field and the world about your work. In some fields and for some projects, especially the arts and humanities, it is worth thinking creatively about all the many ways to you can share what you have done.
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Five Keys to a Compelling Research Poster

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"Arrows" by Wunkai | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
The challenge of creating a good research poster: including what your readers need to know - without overwhelming them with unnecessary information.
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Presenting a Research Poster

a student presenting his research poster

You’ve been working hard on your research these last few semesters. The data has been collected, sorted, and analyzed. So what do you do with the findings?

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Navigating Graduate School

Best Practices for Collaborating on Research

Across the disciplines, collaboration and interdisciplinary work is growing. As teamwork in scholarship increases, it’s important to establish good practices for collaboration.
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Research

Graduate Students as Stewards of the Discipline

When you think of a steward, you might imagine someone in a manor who ensures the household runs smoothly, the tenants are cared for, and the buildings are kept in good repair with an eye toward preserving the enterprise for generations to come.

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Good Practices

Attributing Words and Ideas in Your Work

As a graduate student, you engage with diverse ideas and academic work. Writing papers for your seminars and later your thesis and dissertation require you to account for other voices while establishing your own academic voice.

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Twenty Steps to Writing a Research Article

Article reproduced with permission from Beth A. Fischer and Michael J. Zigmond, Survival Skills and Ethics Program, University of Pittsburgh

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SQ3R Method

Tara Kuther, Writing for About.Com

To become a more efficient reader, consider the SQ3R method (survey, question, read, recite, review) to help you retain more without having to reread so often.

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Research

The Institutional Review Board and You: An Interview with UNL's Research Compliance Staff

The safety and well being of human research participants is taken very seriously at UNL. The Institutional Review Board, which is overseen by UNL’s Office of Research, handles approval of human research.

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Academic Integrity

Key Practices for Integrity In Research

Integrity in research and creative activity is based not only on sound disciplinary practice but also on a commitment to basic personal values such as fairness, equity, honesty and respect.

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