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    (Original post by Bulbasaur)
    That's interesting, thanks for sharing that. Did you do an EPQ about energy?

    I'm just a bit unsure of how to create a qusetion with similar content with a 'to what extent' title. I'll have to think about it I guess.
    still finishing mine. "To what extent is CCS a feasible and effective form of carbon dioxide abatement in China, relative to hydroelectric power, whilst still meeting China's growing energy demands"

    so yeah =p
    I have a lot of neato sources (especially from the international energy agency which I recommend) but I think they're quiet specific to the global warming side of energy rather and CS and HEP than energy in general
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    Since I love writing and I'm pretty confident at writing dark and descriptive things, I thought about doing a short story on the topic of abuse since it's always been such a controversial issue.
    THEN I saw what I was up against with all these fantastic dissertations and thought "Hell no, I cannot do that to save my life".
    SO then I figured, since you love researching, why not research the psychological aspects of abuse i.e. why, how, factual information etc. etc.
    How on earth would I link that to a piece of short story writing?
    In my EPQ summer starter booklet, it said that your chosen subject doesn't necessarily have to fall under one of the 4 categories i.e. dissertation, report/investigation, an artefact, or perfomance/production.

    I want my end product to be something meaningful not just a morbid and depressing piece of fiction. Only problem is I don't know how to mix fact with fiction. :confused:

    Thanks to anybody out there who can give me much-needed advice!
    You're awesome!
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    I want to do an EPQ on belief in the paranormal, but have no idea how to do this! Can anyone help?
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    Hey everyone - what topics are you thinking of doing for an EPQ

    I'm not sure yet but am hoping to do something about belief in the paranormal
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    I'm going to do my EPQ on how the Renaissance period has influenced contemporary Art and perhaps write about the origins of the period too
    Yours sounds very interesting!


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    That's a good one!
    Just make sure that in your research, you are actually able to come up with a conclusion, since that's a key requirement of an EPQ.
    Can you maybe look at previous studies, and see whether they've managed to find anything out for sure?

    The other thing is that your question must be specific.
    You don't need to know what it is from the start, but in the end you must pin things down to one definite line of research.
    So maybe think, is there anything particular about such things that you want to find out?
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    Can someone explain to me how it's actually graded? The M/S on the AQA website seems somewhat vague and subjective and looking at exemplar logs, I can't differentiate substantially between a Grade E and a Grade A* log. How is the product itself marked etc?
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    Argh ignore didn't read your post properly
    This was posted from The Student Room's Android App on my GT-I9100
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    I changed my title a total of 5 times when I was writing my EPQ. I think it's fine to change during the process of research and writing, even if you've signed it, as long as you haven't actually finished and submitted it. You should ask your project supervisor though, just to make sure.
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    Yes you can. I changed mine about a gazillion times!
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    (Original post by the.cookie.monster)
    Yeah I've changed like 3/4 times already, but my point is that I've already had my projected signed off by my supervisor and the other person, so in my log book my planning review already has my plan for my current project. Can all of this just be rewritten/edited out later or not?
    As your project goes on you get like mid-project reviews and end of project reviews where you can change your title officially.
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    I've just finished my AS levels and will be starting to apply for Uni in September. One of my teachers has recommended that I do EPQ in order to enhance my application as I don't have much to write on my personal statement apart from enrichment etc. I'm thinking of applying for either law, journalism or education so would a project based on these topics help? I am predicted mostly As (obviously doesn't mean I'll get them though) so is it worth it? Is it actually valuable?
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    Has anybody done an EPQ based on teaching? How did that turn out?
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    (Original post by WannabeKS1Teacher)
    Has anybody done an EPQ based on teaching? How did that turn out?
    I'm brainstorming mine at the moment I'm doing it based on whether we start formal education too early compared to other european countries that start later Hopefully it'll turn out well there is a lot of research out there
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    How do you avoid plagiarism if most of your information comes from researching what others have already written?

    Are you supposed to reword and combine the information you've found, or can you just use what they have written as long as the books/websites/etc. are included in your bibliography?

    This may seem like a silly question, but part of my GCSE geography coursework was made up of an essay which we were told copying and pasting was ok for (as long as websites were recorded) so I'm not sure if this is similar.
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    (Original post by Reina)
    How do you avoid plagiarism if most of your information comes from researching what others have already written?

    Are you supposed to reword and combine the information you've found, or can you just use what they have written as long as the books/websites/etc. are included in your bibliography?

    This may seem like a silly question, but part of my GCSE geography coursework was made up of an essay which we were told copying and pasting was ok for (as long as websites were recorded) so I'm not sure if this is similar.
    Copying and pasting is plagiarism unless you're directly quoting. I think you research around your subject then combien it? Also you're supposed to analyse and evaluate data rather than just narrate.
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    Please can you do my EPQ survey on GM crops? Thanks http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NT672LH
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    (Original post by LordFishlock)
    Back again, anyone know anything on these two guys? Avicenna and Des Cartes. Need to know who people think is a more modernly recognised philosopher?
    Descartes, I think. He contributed greatly to the idea of realism and scepticism, I just have never heard of Avicenna before, so unfortunately i couldn't be sure.
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    (Original post by KayK)
    Descartes, I think. He contributed greatly to the idea of realism and scepticism, I just have never heard of Avicenna before, so unfortunately i couldn't be sure.
    I actually ended up picking Avicenna out of interest, but I am slightly struggling at finding concise info on him. Anyone mind helping me scour the internet for sources? Would ne a great help! Thanks.

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    (Original post by Harriet : ))
    I'm brainstorming mine at the moment I'm doing it based on whether we start formal education too early compared to other european countries that start later Hopefully it'll turn out well there is a lot of research out there
    That sounds great! Good luck!
 
 
 
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