Final year students from BSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare.

The toolkit takes you through the whole research process from planning to reporting but you can also use individual elements on their own.

Toolkit index and research process

1 – research motivations

  • Research motivations – questions for you and your organisation to think about before you start your research.
  • Good from Woods research case studies – read reports from previous Good from Woods research projects. These include a summary of methods used and evaluation of carrying out research.

3 – choose your research methods

5 – gathering research data/evidence

  • Data protection, organisation and storage – how to safely store, label and organise the data/information that you’re collecting and ensure anonymity for participants in line with data protection rules.

8 – sharing your findings

  • Guide to using your report/findings – how to share findings, report back to your organisation and make recommendations based on your evidence, including guidance on reflecting on the research process.