Reviewing the literature

A literature review is an analysis, critical evaluation and synthesis of previous research on a topic.   Writing a literature review is an important part of postgraduate research and this workshop will help you understand the nature of a quality literature review and provide advice on constructing an effective synthesis of the literature you have read.  There are also online courses relevant to this topic.

Workshop dates

Workshops will be held on the following dates.  Click the link on your preferred date to book your place.

Please note: all our workshops are subject to a minimum registration requirement. If this is not met the workshop will be cancelled and you will be offered a place on an alternate date.

Online courses

The following online resources, which you can access with your University username and password, are also relevant to writing a literature review.

If you have any queries about these resources please contact

Postgraduate researchers with disabilities

Please contact if you have any support requirements resulting from a physical, sensory or hidden disability, mental health or a specific learning difficulty. We would be happy to provide assistance to ensure your time with us is enjoyable.


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