PhD Life

a blog about the PhD student experience, University of Warwick



Publishing your PhD thesis: “Big words. Small print. No sales.”

At the PhD Life blog, we like to predict your reading needs. That’s why Felicity Chaplin is here to give you advice on anticipating the expectations that a publisher might have of your own writing. That’s right! This post is... Continue Reading →

Six Misconceptions about the Three-Paper Route

Monograph dissertations are still the norm for many PhD students, but some disciplines allow a collection of papers to be submitted instead. We talked to a PhD student taking this route to learn more about it…   Majority of texts... Continue Reading →

Getting Published – A quick FAQ

In case you have missed the peer-lead event on publishing as a PhD student or you are just looking for something get you started, PhD Life prepared a quick overview of some key points to consider, before and  after publication...... Continue Reading →

5 tips on getting your 1st journal paper published

Having your work published for the first time might seem as an intimidating process, but Salma offered to help us by sharing her experience and advice... Recently, my first journal paper was published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, on GPs’... Continue Reading →

Getting your thesis published

Wondering how to go about getting your thesis published? In this guide Georgina Collins provides information for early career researchers on the process of converting your thesis into a published book. From PhD to publication Following the PhD, if you... Continue Reading →

Peer review

What is peer review? How does it work? In this guide Sharon Boden forewarns those of you new to the process about the various practices, procedures and stages of peer reviewing. Although it is unlikely that you will ever look... Continue Reading →

Publishing your work – choosing a journal

Thinking of publishing but unsure how to choose a journal? In this guide Sharon Boden provides information on how to move forward with your publishing plans. At the start of your academic career, you may have more questions than answers... Continue Reading →

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