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Keeping calm and carrying on!

Hi everyone, I blog about what I can relate to, so this week I’m using my blog as my own form of therapy by writing about how to keep calm and carry on during the latter stages of your PhD. … Read More »

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How to survive your PhD

Hi everyone, I always try and apply what I experience in my PhD to my blog writing, so in this blog I’ve decided to talk a little about what I think has helped me progress to the current stage in … Read More »

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Things I wish I had known at the start of my PhD

I am entering the final stretch of my PhD and this is a list of things that I wish I had known (or things I wish someone would have told me) when I started my PhD… I have also included somethings … Read More »

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The value of PhD Assessments

Over the past two months I have been putting together my second year PhD assessment. This is an internal requirement for my PhD. The assessment involves submitting a ‘paper’ with my PhD results in the style of a journal appropriate to my … Read More »

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The PhD Student – Supervisor Relationship

The relationship between a PhD student and their supervisor(s) often exists in a delicate balance… the fundamentals of this relationship are illustrated beautifully in the PhD comics, especially this one -http://www.phdcomics.com/comics/archive.php?comicid=1439 But how do you deal with conflict? Do you keep quiet … Read More »

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The Final Year Panic

I am fast approaching the final year of my PhD (come the 1st of September it will be official). The past two years have flown by so incredibly quickly. When I realised that September would be the beginning of the end I … Read More »

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Dealing with Monotony in your PhD

Repetition after repetition after repetition. Although studying for a PhD involves investigating a subject you love, it can become incredibly monotonous. Repeating experiments, trawling through endless data sets… My PhD is research based and I have spent an interesting but … Read More »

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