Tag Archives: PhD support

Starting a Writing Group

My name is Rachel and I’m a first year PhD student at Sheffield Hallam University. I’m doing research within the field of Higher Education, specifically exploring the career aspirations of female doctoral students and examining how these aspirations change over … Read More »

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The PhD Application Process

I’ve just completed my 2nd full week of PhD study, it’s all been a bit of a whirlwind and time is going so quickly. I am really enjoying getting to grips with the work, but I’ll admit to being increasingly … Read More »

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What I’ve learnt from my PhD

A few months have passed since I submitted my PhD thesis and this has given me some time to reflect on my PhD experience…..so I thought I would share my thoughts in this latest blog post. I think the main … Read More »

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Presenting your PhD

Hi all, I recently presented my PhD at an early career researchers event in agriculture. Hence, I thought it would be apt to talk about my advice on presenting your research from my own experience. 1. Keep it simple I … Read More »

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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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10 Things You Will Think During Your PhD

Hello everyone and Happy New Year! I thought I would start my first post of 2014 with a reassurance of the emotions I don’t doubt you’ll experience during the course of your PhD. So here they are, in no particular … Read More »

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Giving back during your PhD

Hi everyone, I have recently been working with a company based at my university that produces an online educational resource for its community of some of the brightest 13-18 year olds across the globe. Working with such a fun and … Read More »

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