Many students have to 'manage up' their supervisor - Dr Sarah Louise Quinell tells you how!
This is another post which uses Star Wars to do some philosophising. I just can't help it.
Once I had to write 60,000 words in 3 months. This is how I did it. It's not pretty, but it worked.
In my last post I wrote about what to do if you need an academic divorce during your PhD. This time I am considering the flip side of the argument: maintaining a successful student / supervisor relationship. After my ‘divorce’ was finalised my secondary supervisor took over and we began the process of rebuilding and … Continue reading Living Happily Ever After (aka Maintaining a Good Student / Supervisor Relationship)
This guest post is by Gabriel Oguda, who is studying for an MPhil in Health Promotion at the University of Bergen in Norway. Gabriel makes a convincing case for exploring other options when it comes to bibliographic software.
This week's guest post comes from Dr Sarah-Louise Quinnell, who gained her PhD from the Geography Department at King’s College London in 2010. Here Sarah talks about the delicate matter of 'supervisory divorce'.
A round up of some interesting reading which might help improve your writing as well
In this post I hone in on the first problem almost every PhD student confronts - how to make sense of all that information out there...
In which I argue that your inner scholar is a bit like Yoda. Yes, really.
In this post Anitra Nottingham, twin sister of Inger, explains the fundamental dilemma of the practice based thesis.