1.7.5 Theory

Again, research is conducted in a context of existing ideas, evidence, and thinking. One key skill is the demonstration of cognisance of the theoretical context and of how it shapes your own research, including:

  • understanding key theoretical strands and theoretical concepts in your discipline

  • understanding how theory shapes your research question

  • the ability to contribute something useful to the theoretical debate in
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