Dissertation Tips

Author Kimberley Peters and her colleagues from other UK Geography departments share their top tips on how to complete a great dissertation:


‘Expect the unexpected’ – Dr Kimberley Peters, University of Liverpool

‘Understanding the shape of your research and the Geography in your dissertation’ - Prof. Stephen Legg, University of Nottingham 

‘Test your intellectual boundaries and gain new skills’ – Dr Jen Dickinson, University of Winchester

‘Take the time to settle on a research question’ – Dr Sarah Mills, Loughborough University

‘Be realistic’ – Dr Mark Holton, Plymouth University

‘How to Get the Most Out of Your Dissertation Supervision’ - Dr Daniel Hammett, University of Sheffield

‘Thinking about ethics for your dissertation’ - Dr Helen Wilson, Durham University

Coming Soon

‘The importance of theory in dissertation’ - Dr Pauline Couper, York St John University

‘Selecting methods for your disseration’ - Prof. Jon Anderson, Cardiff University

‘Methodological considerations (and the merits of ethnography)’ - Dr Sarah Marie Hall, University of Manchester

‘Tips for Writing Your Dissertation’ - Dr Ian Shaw, University of Glasgow

‘Return to your research questions as you write up your dissertation’ – Dr Innes M. Keighren, Royal Holloway (University of London)

‘Have an overriding argument’ – Dr. Rhys Dafydd Jones, Aberystwyth University

SAGE Publishing thanks the Royal Geographical Society for allowing us to film these videos.