This page lists links to organisations and journals around the world that are dedicated to developing undergraduate students' research skills. - Please contact Dr John Willison if you know of any other research skill development resources, or would like to add a reciprocal link to the RSD website on your own site.
This is the website of the Council of Undergraduate Research, a US organisation devoted to supporting and promoting collaborative research and scholarship by undergraduate students and academics. It was founded in 1978 and has members from over 900 colleges and universities.
- Achieving Academic Writing
This is a short online presentation from the University of Adelaide, focusing on writing and referencing skills. It discusses the relationship between undergraduate research, academic writing and plagiarism.
A website from Queen's University, Canada, which aims to help undergraduate students 'discover the satisfactions of well-conducted research'. It is linked to a conference and an e-journal.
- Young Scholars in Writing: Undergraduate Research in Writing and Rhetoric
This is a refereed e-journal at Penn State Berks (a college of Pennsylvania State University in the US), which is dedicated to publishing research articles written by undergraduates, with a particular focus on disciplines related to rhetoric and writing.
- Reinvention: a Journal of Undergraduate Research
This peer-reviewed e-journal from Oxford Brookes University and the University of Warwick in the UK is dedicated to publishing research by undergraduate students. It accepts papers from all disciplinary areas.
- Business Education Research Network
This network, established by three RSD team members at Monash University in Victoria, Australia, aims to establish a community of practice for academics in Business and Economics who are interested in the scholarship of learning and teaching.
- Work Skill Development
Framework, developed by Sue Bandaranaike at James Cook University for Work Integrated Learning. The six facets of Work Skills Development framework mirror those of the RSD, and so are strongly suggestive of a natural and seamless segue from the development of research skills to the development of work skills.