1 Collaborate – Think Critically: Learn from researchers who have been in your shoes – use their examples and experiences to explore how their ‘lessons learned’ can improve your own research approach. Take it one step further with additional thought-provoking questions online.

18.1 Being original?

In what ways, if at all, would you claim that your research is ‘original’? If like Moira, Sally and Simon, you want to argue that your research is ‘workmanlike’, how can you justify this assertion (e.g., what did you try to do and what did you avoid doing)?

How can you ‘make a mark’ with your research, regardless of its originality?