6 tips for Surviving and Thriving in an Undergraduate Research Program
Jul30

6 tips for Surviving and Thriving in an Undergraduate Research Program

Undergraduate research programs provide a great opportunity for students to conduct high-level academic research in their junior or senior year (or years 2 and 3). Undergrad research not only looks fabulous on a resume but gives students a taste of what graduate and post-graduate school will be like. Students who wish to be entrepreneurs can also learn leadership skills and independent motivation that will serve them well upon...

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How to Gather Sufficient Materials for Research Work
Feb23

How to Gather Sufficient Materials for Research Work

As a student, there are several occasions when we need information, whether for creating a presentation, or a whitepaper, or for our own study purpose. That’s where we need to research information through different ways such as internet surveys, personal interviews, telephone surveys, Google searches, literature from library and others. But how to know that the method we are adopting is the most effective one? This post will inform...

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Academic Torrents: Research papers and data sets download
Nov25

Academic Torrents: Research papers and data sets download

Academic Torrents was designed to facilitate storage of all the data used in research, including data sets as well as publications, available through legal torrents that you can download with your favourite torrent client. Sharing data is hard. Emails have size limits, and setting up servers is too much work. We’ve designed a distributed system for sharing enormous datasets – for researchers, by researchers. The result is...

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25 online resources for research papers
Apr03

25 online resources for research papers

Although Wikipedia is a great place to find information, it’s subject to incomplete citations, biased views, and inaccuracies. And when you absolutely have to have indisputable facts, that’s just not good enough. Fortunately, there are plenty of alternatives out there that can deliver with high quality accuracy, and we’ve listed 25 of the best here. 25 online resources for research papers Citizendium: This wiki...

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A study-guide for financially fit futures
Jun21

A study-guide for financially fit futures

Ah…The life of a student…noodles, spring rolls, buy one get one free, exams, sunny days outside at the campus, late classes, no classes, living with a roommate, Res parties, getting wheels and of course furthering your studies…a whole new exciting world. However, the idea of going out into the world and facing student loans, living expenses at ‘res’, travel expenses, part time jobs and getting used to larger...

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