Academic Toolkit - ACT!

Personal Development

Academic writing skills

Advice on how to write academic documents

Assessing existing literature

Advice on how to assess individual papers and systematically review research within a field

CV development

Advice on preparing your Curriculum Vitae.

Communication skills

Advice on academic communication skills

Core Outcome Sets

Advice on what core outcome sets are and how they can be used

Data handling and management

Advice on how to manage an academic project


Advice on how to publishing academic papers

Dissemination guidance Document

This guide is for researchers who are applying for funding or have research in progress. It is designed to help you to plan your dissemination and give your research every chance of being utilised. From NIHR.

This is why we do research Video

Top tips for your research career Video

Why choose to research? Video

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