Read about EPQ; Researched types of projects etc.
Learnt about previous Projects done by students
Mind-Maps of Topic Ideas
06/14/2014 - 06/18/2014
Brainstormed ideas of interesting topic areas; Evolution of music, Human anatomy, Global Warming etc.
Narrow Down Topic Ideas
06/17/2014 - 06/20/2014
Decided on rough topic area; Human Biology and the Heart
06/21/2014 - 06/23/2014
Decided on "Cardiovascular Disease" or "atherosclerosis" "The Silent Killer" - Can link to obesity and other factors etc.
Decide on Exact Question to Research
07/02/2014 - 07/05/2014
Completely narrow down the topic area and decide the exact question that I want to research
Buy Books on Atheroma
Book 1: ATHEROMA; atherosclerosis in Ischaemic Heart Disease; 1 The Mechanisms
By M J Davies and N Woolf
Book 2: ATHEROMA; atherosclerosis in Ischaemic Heart Disease; 2 Myocardial Consequences
By P A Poole-Wilson and D J Sheridan
Finish Both Books
06/29/2014 - 07/20/2014
Interview Experts in CVD
07/07/2014 - 07/11/2014
Interview at Gordon Research Conference in Girona
Find Previous Studies
07/13/2014 - 10/04/2014
Look at papers on Atherosclerosis and Heart Disease. Nature Journal etc.
Research in Books
07/17/2014 - 09/29/2014
Look at books to further understand concepts of atherosclerosis and CVD
09/08/2014 - 10/24/2014
Research background information and further developments on the internet. Use sites like NHS.co.uk for information on CVD etc
Put Evidence Together
10/27/2014 - 10/31/2014
Put together an evidence file of all my findings
10/30/2014 - 11/03/2014
Write up bibliography etc
11/01/2014 - 12/05/2014
Planning introduction etc. How to introduce research. How to conclude. What to include in final dissertation etc.
Write First Draft
12/02/2014 - 02/02/2015
Write Final Dissertation
01/25/2015 - 03/12/2015
First Draft and Evidence Folder
Hand in the first draft of the dissertation and the evidence folder into supervisor
03/05/2015 - 03/10/2015
03/9/2015 - 03/24/2015
Edit and check final piece. Correct errors and cut any unnecessary points out.
02/19/2015 - 03/7/2015
Plan and Prepare presentation
03/09/2015 - 03/23/2015
Give presentation during week commencing 9th or 16th March 2015
Planning and Organising
Start Making Timeline
Check Log is up-to-date
Approx. 09/01/2014 - 09/04/2014
Check all logging has been done. Add in anything that was missed.