Introduction  This section has information for those beginning research. Here you will find resources on: foundational understanding; some main categories of research; methodological considerations and choice of methods; and sources for some methods commonly used in design research.

Resources include videos, papers, articles, books, chapters, and links to other web based resources. Some papers are downloadable. Please note the way in which these materials are presented, from rapid overview to detailed specialist study.

Please note the categories and their purpose:

Quick  Key positions explained succinctly: to get a rapid overview
Primary  Essential study resources: must-have recommendations
Secondary  Materials for further study: acquire more in-depth understanding
Bibliography  List of other resources for more specialised study as required