1 Explore – Smartphone-based Activities: Put your investigative skills to the test with these quick interactive activities. Dig deeper into key concepts and understand how they might relate to your own research project via guided website searches and online discussion questions.

23.1 The impact of your structure

Go online and search for ‘[your country] + student research papers’ (you can try UKdiss.com if no relevant results appear). Pick a student example paper that interests you and look at the data analysis chapter or section. What do you notice about its structure and how that makes it more or less readable?

Can you easily identify the three structural elements of a data analysis chapter?

How might you improve upon the paper’s structure to make the message of the thesis clearer in its data analysis section?