Oxford Global Challenge: Resources for Student Applicants
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For the Research Analysis Component, you can write a paper, create a PowerPoint deck, or design a Prezi.
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Don't know where to start? Here are few tips:
Online databases: EuroMonitor, Business Source Premier, LEXIS-NEXIS, Google scholar. Look in particular for issue-based white papers published by organizations actively working on an issue.
Look at the websites of NGOs, UN agencies, governmental agencies, regulators, think tanks & philanthropic foundations that are already working on this issue in the chosen region- understand what they do, how they do it, what successes and failures they have experienced, and why any of their approaches may or may not work.
If you are able to, conversations with those on the ground (frontline NGOs or survivors of the issue) makes your research richer. Full primary research on your issue will not likely be possible during this timeframe, but these conversations will help direct your research if you are able to have them.