Methods Section In Research Paper: Writing The Best Research Methodology

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Methods Section In Research Paper: Writing The Best Research Methodology

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Gareth DykePaleontologist, Editor-in-Chief, Historical Biology, Taylor & Francis

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Get a comprehensive guide with expert advice, practical tips and a reliable checklist to showcase and explain the robust methods used to conduct your research study.

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40 mins

English

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4 modules

What you learn

The importance of a well-written methods section

The basic flow when planning the methods section

How to structure individual elements in the methods section

Main techniques to write an effective methods section

How to avoid making critical errors in the methods section

How to use a checklist and apply your learnings to showcase your methods

Description

A well-scripted methods sections lays the foundation for your research by outlining the different methods you used to derive your brilliant results. Your peers look for essential details on how to replicate the experiments of your study in this section, which is also what readers use to understand your research better.

This structured course covers all the basics of writing and structuring the methods section, including advice on common errors that most authors make and how to avoid them. Great for authors looking to enhance their technical writing skills, this comprehensive guide includes an assortment of interactive quizzes, easy-to-follow tips to structure and describe your methods effectively, and a handy checklist to ensure that your methods section is accurate and detailed.

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Modules

LECTURE 1 |Video

Let's start with the basics!

15 mins

LECTURE 2 |Video

Structuring the methods section: What you should know

13 mins

LECTURE 3 |Video

Writing the methods section: Tips and guidelines

5 mins

LECTURE 4 |Video

Let’s do a quick recap!

6 mins

Instructor (1)

Gareth Dyke - R Upskill Training Instructor

Gareth Dyke

Paleontologist, Editor-in-Chief, Historical Biology, Taylor & Francis

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Gareth Dyke manages the Taylor & Francis journal Historical Biology as Editor-in-Chief. His research has been widely covered in the media and he is often invited to present talks and lead workshops around the world, most recently in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, China, Colombia, Spain, Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia.

A regular contributor to The Conversation, he has also written numerous news…

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All-round skills development

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Multiple formats (Video, Text, PDF)

Self-paced, bite-sized programs

Online, on-demand learning

Developed by senior academics

Course completion certificates

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Only 31% of researchers are offered training to support their skill development.

Wellcome Trust Survey (2020)

Trusted by global institutions


World-class instructors

PhD, John Hopkins University School of Medicine

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professor, Kent State University, Ohio

Founder, Codemy