4.7.2 Time Schedule Give yourself time and set time-based objectives e.g.by the end of the month, I will finish setting up this laboratory method. Anticipate the research activities required. Try to imagine which stage of the research you will be in one month one year at the end of the project. Foresee the possible outcomes of the project. 7 Ibid.
55 Before starting anew piece of work fieldwork or laboratory work you need to make a list of the equipment and resources (budget, staff, transport) you will require. Always think through the process to identify all critical events that may affect the proposed project. Envisage the critical points of the work what are the critical stages of the work where you will need help (from the literature, your supervisor, advisor(s), specialist of the area. What degree of control do you have on the identified critical events • How do you plan to alleviate them if they occur