1 Watch – Videos: Take masterclasses from other researchers – avoid common pitfalls, get encouragement, and ensure you’re going in the right direction with short videos that explore key terms and processes in qualitative research. Corresponding questions online help you internalize important lessons and apply them to your own project.

18.1 Why originality is important

For more information on how to demonstrate originality in doctoral research, see this Paul Gill video:

In what key areas does a piece of doctoral research need to demonstrate originality? Why do you think originality is important, and how would you define it?