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How to develop qualities necessary to succeed as a scientific researcher
Wiley Researcher AcademyCertified microlearning courses for research and publication success
Learn expert strategies and best practices to develop your leadership, time management, networking, and other research skills from one of the world’s leading publishers.
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What you learn
Using supervisor and student community to develop researcher skills
The definition and importance of the scientific approach in research
How to identify and frame your research question effectively
Key opportunities for communicating your research results
Identifying research interests and looking for opportunities
What are the 4 possible career paths available to researchers
Embracing failure and the importance of resilience in research
Prioritization, how to work smarter, and the concept of ‘fast failure’
Building effective networking and leadership skills
How to ask the right questions to solve research problems
Understanding the concept of parsimony for testing hypotheses
6 Cognitive qualities that successful researchers possess
Strategies to improve time management and productivity
How to develop good communication and presentation skills
Tips for effective teamwork and collaboration
Identifying 6 common mistakes authors should avoid
Other inward and outward success strategies for researchers
The key to success in any field is to develop certain personal and interpersonal skills and value-enhancing habits and attitudes in addition to subject area expertise. In this course, you will learn how to make a successful transition from student to researcher by building these and other must-have researcher skills.
You’ll learn all about the characteristics, qualities, and cognitive abilities of a good researcher and how to develop strategies to achieve academic success. This interactive course will help you uncover methods to improve networking, build leadership skills, and become an excellent problem solver. Most importantly, this course will help you identify what kind of research you’re inclined to, and thus, help you choose the right path for future research endeavors. You will also get access to several expertly curated success strategies through 14 video modules, regular assessments, and additional reading material.
Kris Bishop Kris Bishop authored this course when he was a Marketing Manager within Wiley Research. He is currently Associate Director, Product Strategy at Science Magazine/American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Kris is an MBA with more than fourteen years of experience in the publishing industry and a deep understanding of researcher and publisher challenges in academia. Through the years, he has also collaborated extensively with researchers and authors, and spent time working on college-level textbooks, monographs, trade publications, and scientific research journals.