Is the advice you get about your PhD wrong?

This post is by Dr Matthew Evans who is currently a Teaching Fellow in Law, Politics and Sociology at the University of Sussex, Brighton, UK and Visiting Researcher in Political Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, where he was previously a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Prior to this he completed his PhD […]

Less is more?

Welcome to 2017. It’s started in an odd way hasn’t it? When the world seems topsy-turvy, I find it’s even more important to take a moment to pause. To think. To take stock, re-orient, reassess and set new goals. I hope many of you took a break. I’ve had a month off and it’s been […]

Struggling With Thesis Production?

Dr. Daveena Tauber is a composition scholar, consultant, and teacher who specializes in pedagogies related to graduate-level writing. Her practice, ScholarStudio, serves individual writers as well as with institutions, offering workshops, residencies, curriculum design, and faculty development. Find more of her work on writing and teaching writing at Scholar Studio website or blog. Executive functioning […]

Doing a copy edit of your thesis

This post is by Dr. Jay Daniel Thompson, who teaches at the University of Melbourne, and works as a freelance editor. Dr. Thompson has a background in research administration, and remains interested in issues facing postgraduate students and early career researchers. He can be contacted via email at jaydthompson80@gmail.com There are many lists of skills […]