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Dissertations: guidance and information

Guidance sessions for Second year students considering whether to do a dissertation in Part II:

Doing a Dissertation: Getting started on research

Friday 25 January 2019 2-3 p.m., LG 19, Law Faculty
A Talk by Dr Sarah Pearsall

Dissertation Drop-In for Undergraduates

Friday 25 January 2019 3-4 p.m., Law Faculty
Representatives from an array of diverse historical fields will be on-hand to answer all your questions. Come for as little or as long as you like. All undergraduates welcome. 

Doing a Dissertation II: Online research resources

Friday 8 March 2019 2-3 p.m., LG 19, Law Faculty with Dr Paul Cooke (Seeley Deputy Librarian)
A further session introducing dissertation work, with an accent on research skills, and finding sources, including web resources.

You can find more guidance about dissertation research on the Seeley Library's dissertations page.
 

Essential reading for students undertaking a dissertation:

      • History Faculty Style Guide - guidance on the compulsory form and style of dissertations submitted for examination (including word count, presentation, footnotes and bibliography).
      • Oral History Guidelines - for those conducting interviews as part of their research - including Approval Form and Participant's Consent Form. 

        The History Faculty welcomes expressions of interest for BA Postdoctoral Fellowships 2019/20. The internal Faculty deadline is 5pm on 16 August 2019.

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