On the Thesis Path: The Ides of March

In this series, blogger Lucia keeps a record of her progress and experience in the months leading up to submission. Here’s that cliche again: time flies by when you’re having fun! And when twenty four hours are not enough hours in a day and you wish for time to drag itself so that you’ll have... Continue Reading →

Be SMART: Setting Realistic Goals

Doing a PhD can be all about setting goals and staying on track. But how do we know if they're realistic or achievable? This week, blogger Sola gives her top tips. By Sola Browne. As a PhD student it’s really important to be organised and part of that is setting achievable goals. Key ingredients for... Continue Reading →

Adding pauses in your PhD

As with anything, the key to a healthy PhD is an effective work-life balance. It is important to take pauses and breaks during your PhD to avoid burnout and so that you can enjoy what you do rather than viewing it as a liability. Manpreet Kaur discusses how she sprinkles breaks in her weeks and months.

On the Thesis Path: February Funk

In this series, blogger Lucia keeps a record of her progress and experience in the months leading up to submission. To take a look at her previous post, January Blues, click here. February is here and it’s gone. The shortest month of the year is also one of major changes, and most of all it... Continue Reading →

Presenting Interdisciplinary Research

With any PhD, presenting is a daunting prospect for many, but add an interdisciplinary project into the mix and the idea gets a lot more stressful. Blogger Rupika details her experiences and advice below. Learning to present is a skill I would greatly encourage all PhD students to learn very early on, but even more... Continue Reading →

Finding your own Productivity

Productivity, the twelve-letter word PhD students the world over find all too familiar. With countless books, apps, social media influencers, and software like Teams promising us “the secret to boosting your productivity!” – and not forgetting having a thesis to write – it’s not surprising we have productivity on the brain. Virtually all of us... Continue Reading →

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