How to do Interdisciplinary Research

NEW POST PhD students are increasingly expected to be interdisciplinary, but how does this work in practice? This guide offers tips for beginning to collaborate with others. Most PhD projects are, at some level, interdisciplinary. Although every thesis deals with a specialist topic, there will inevitably be areas which impact on scholars in other fields.... Continue Reading →

Tips – What Comes After an Erasmus Offer?

NEW POST | Valentina Corbani The process of application to a university, especially if that university is abroad, is never easy. What follows is a concise guide to help you through the process and give you advice. Apply for (Warwick) accommodation  After you have been made an offer to be an Erasmus student, you will... Continue Reading →

Accolades and Acknowledgements – T. Bray

NEW POST | Thomas Bray For reasons which shall remain between me, my sister, and that kind woman who was selling daffodils near Peterborough, I have recently been reading lots of acknowledgements. It is an inspiring kind of activity, leafing through these pages so often written in the warm but exhausted afterglow of the main... Continue Reading →

Researching Overseas (part 3)

Planning an overseas research trip In planning for an overseas, there are five important factors to keep in consideration: Funding Budgeting Building contact Practical issues Technical issues Funding will be one of your first considerations when planning to research abroad. If overseas research is an integral part of your PhD but you have no separate... Continue Reading →

Researching Overseas (Part 2)

Are you travelling overseas on a research trip? In this new blog series of 3, Georgina Collins provides a guide on working in different cultures and environments for researchers. In Part 1 she took on case studies such as researching in: Africa, South America and Asia. Here in Part 2, Georgina tackles What to Expect when Researching... Continue Reading →

Researching Overseas (Part 1)

Are you travelling overseas on a research trip? In this new blog series of 3, Georgina Collins provides a guide on working in different cultures and environments for researchers. In Part 1 she takes on case studies such as researching in: Africa, South America and Asia. In Part 2 (coming soon): What to Expect when... Continue Reading →

Part-time PhD & Study Balance

Helen Palmer Film & TV Studies Department. I’m a part-time PhD Researcher as I’m a Co-Director of a marketing consultancy, Palmer Squared, with my twin brother Andrew. We specialise in the arts, heritage and cultural tourism sectors and most of my spare time (!) is spent going to the theatre, cinema, art galleries, museums, festivals... Continue Reading →

Final Year Writing Gymnastics!

GUEST POST from Eljee Javier  Profile: Eljee Javier is a final year PhD student at The School of Environment, Education and Development, The University of Manchester. Her research interests are native speaker/non-native speaker issues in TESOL, narrative performativity, teacher identity and Critical Race Theory. A Canadian in the UK, she’s also an avid gamer, casual... Continue Reading →

Print the document! – Anna Sloan

Anna Sloan | This post was originally published July 9, 2012 Well folks, after 6 weeks sitting at home obsessing over it, I can now finally announce that the Document Formerly Known as My Thesis (I've started hating this word so much that it's been banished from my household) is now a complete document. It's... Continue Reading →

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