In this video, Dr Robert Wright, a multi-award winning teacher and researcher at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, shares his views on the various aspects of information seeking:
Inspiration -- Where does he get inspiration for research?
Selecting info -- How does he select appropriate information for his research projects?
Evaluating info -- What criteria help him evaluate the quality of a research article?
Top tips -- What tips does he have for his students to help them read and understand an academic journal article?
Most successful people are able to perceive the world around them differently, looking creatively at organisations and systems. They uncover hidden patterns and possibilities that allow them to discover new insights and new ways of doing things. In this video, most of the teammates regard its completion as the end of a journey, there is one student who spots an opportunity to do more.
In this video, a student, Jacob comes up with a brilliant idea to compile over hundreds of highly relevant citations for his reference list in just under an hour. Without this shortcut, Jacob might have spent a week tidying up his references before submitting his paper. Do you want to learn how Jacob so painlessly created the reference list? Watch the video below and see what Jacob ends up doing after he meets with Prof. Ian, his co-supervisor of the research project.
Many fresh graduates are unaware that the jobs postings in newspapers or employment websites are only the tip of the iceberg when compared to all the actual career opportunities available on the market.
Oftentimes, the advertised jobs attract dozens or even hundreds of interested candidates. Tracking down a position that is unadvertised or doesn’t yet exist is therefore worthwhile because one will face a lot less competition.
In this video, a team of students are discovering the golden opportunity of their lives.
Does their story inspire you to find your own future dream job?