From Postgraduate to Social Scientist: A Guide to Key Skills

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Nigel Gilbert, G. Nigel Gilbert
SAGE, 2006. gada 3. marts - 226 lappuses

From Postgraduate to Social Scientist is essential reading for any postgraduate or new researcher who is interested in a career in the social sciences. The book describes the skills needed for success in moving from being a student to becoming an academic or professional social scientist. Written by experts in the field, Gilbert et al., this book offers a unique insider's view of how to make the transition. By adopting a clear and accessible approach, this book encourages students embarking on the journey towards becoming a social scientist to engage with every aspect of the process.

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Using the Internet
25
Research Ethics
43
Developing and Writing a Research Proposal
59
Project Management
82
Intellectual Property
101
Writing Dissertations Theses and Reports
128
Writing Articles Books and Presentations
149
Those Who Can ? Teaching as a Postgraduate
171
What Next? Career Paths
186
Glossary
211
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Nigel Gilbert is Professor of Sociology at the University of Surrey, Guildford, England. He is the author or editor of 34 books and many academic papers and was the founding editor of the Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation. His current research focuses on the application of agent-based models to understanding social and economic phenomena, especially the emergence of norms, culture, and innovation. He obtained a doctorate in the sociology of scientific knowledge in 1974 from the University of Cambridge and has subsequently taught at the universities of York and Surrey in England. He is one of the pioneers in the field of social simulation and is past president of the European Social Simulation Association. He is a Fellow of the UK Academy of Social Sciences and of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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