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Research Guides

GGRB03: Writing Geography

This guide will help students in GGRB03 with finding scholarly and popular sources for your essay assignment on writing a personal story about a place you lived or visited.

Learning Outcomes

Developing Your Topic

  1. You will deal with complex research by breaking complex questions into simple ones (who, what, where, when, how/why), limiting the scope of investigations.

Search Strategies

  1. You will identify a list of keywords specific to your topic that will help you to retrieve relevant books and articles in a library database for your essay.
  2. You will design and refine needs and search strategies as necessary, based on search results.

Catalogue Search

 
 

Key Resources

Undergraduate Research Events & Prizes

The University of Toronto is well-known for its dynamic research environment, and U of T Scarborough is committed to fostering opportunities for undergraduate research experiences. As part of this commitment, the UTSC Office of the Vice-Principal Research and the UTSC Library launched two research initiatives in 2016: the UTSC Undergraduate Research Poster Forum and the UTSC Undergraduate Research Prize. A third opportunity for recognition exists through the tri-campus Patricia and Peter Shannon Wilson Undergraduate Research Prize.

Each program provides an opportunity for students who have excelled in research, scholarship and creative activities to showcase their research and win cash prizes.

More Information

UTSC Undergraduate Research Poster Forum - Application deadline: Winter 2021

UTSC Undergraduate Research Prize - Application deadline: Winter 2021

Patricia and Peter Shannon Wilson Undergraduate Research Prize - Application deadline: Winter 2021