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Welcome to the Research section. In this section you will find everything you need to begin interpreting research articles and discover how you can begin to undertake your own research projects.

Visit the Resource Section or Recommended Books below.


You may find the following websites useful in your research journey. While we have provided a comprehensive list, we recognise it is not always complete. If you have any recommendations please let us know by getting in touch.

NIHR is the UK's largest funder of health and care research. Visit their website to find out about career development, opportunities for funding and the latest research news.

HDRUK is currently uniting the UK's health data to enable discoveries that improve people's lives. Visit their website to find out more about their work.

The Equator Network is a one-stop-shop for writing and publishing. Their Library contains a comprehensive searchable database of reporting guidelines and links to other resources.

The Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews is the official guide that describes the process of preparing and maintaining Cochrane systematic reviews for healthcare interventions.

Scribbr provides a comprehensive and easy to understand library of articles for understanding simple statistics.

Students 4 Best Evidence (S4BE) is a growing network of students from around the world who are interested in learning more about evidence-based health care

Datavizproject is designed by data scientists for data scientists. This resource offers advice on the different types of visualisations available for presenting research data.

The Data Visualisation Catalogue is a library of different information visualisation types. Explore how each visualisation works and what it is best suited for.

This is the digital companion site for the book 'Visualising Data: A Handbook for Data Driven Design'. It provides additional resources.

In this guide, Storytelling with Data share the good and the bad of commonly used charts and graphs for data communications.

Recommended Books

You may find the following books useful in your research journey. We recommend using as it supports independent bookshops and increases author royalties.

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