Results for "PhD"


  • Postgraduate research support

    Postgraduate research support

    For postgraduate students and teachers 

    Tags (comma separated): student, graduate, postgraduate, undergraduate, research, project, learning, PhD, thesis, dissertation

    Nov 27, 2013 at 1:06pm

  • Getting research questions wrong - then right

    A nice simple explanation of how to come up with (and not come up with) research questions for a thesis. Distilled from Trowler's book (available cheaply at )

    Tags (comma separated): research, question, thesis, graduate, PhD

    Oct 4, 2013 at 6:24pm

  • Successfully managing the learning journey

    Presentation by Gina Wisker on managing the doctoral or other research-oriented graduate/post-graduate learning journey

    Tags (comma separated): phd, thesis, dissertation, ma, msc, doctorate, doctoral, supervisor, student, learner, learning, process

    Oct 4, 2012 at 2:33pm

  • Surviving a PhD – 10 Top Tips

    A bunch of motivational tips by Alex Hope, with some useful advice for those struggling with the doctoral learning journey. Tip 10 (ignore tips 1-9) is particularly valuable: the take-home message is that every doctorate (or other large activity in which one learns to research) is different and e...

    Tags (comma separated): phd, research, journey, learning, thesis, dissertation

    Oct 5, 2012 at 2:04pm

  • How not to write a PhD thesis

    Great article from the Times Higher Ed giving hints and tips on how not to write a PhD. Good stuff.

    Tags (comma separated): phd, research, dissertation, thesis

    Apr 11, 2013 at 6:35am

  • The Daily PhD

    A useful site that aggregates a lot of news and information about PhDs, the PhD process and related issues.

    Tags (comma separated): phd, support, postgraduate, research, graduate

    Jun 20, 2013 at 6:52pm

  • MOOCs are so unambitious: introducing the MOOPhD

    My article proposing (only very slightly tongue-in-cheek) a massive open online PhD. It goes into some detail about ways this could be done, and the issues that might prevent it from happening. I wrote the article as an exercise to see whether the idea actually makes sense, partly to explore some...

    Tags (comma separated): phd, moophd, research, mooc, course, graduate, postgraduate

    Jun 20, 2013 at 7:03pm

  • Publishing from your PhD

    Getting publications from your PhD process and product, by Gina Wisker.

    Tags (comma separated): phd, article, publication, publishing, writing, research

    Nov 20, 2013 at 10:26am

  • Selecting a (Dissertation) Chair and Committee

    This is a useful article via Tomorrow's Professor for postgraduate students choosing their supervisory team, with a carefully thought-through set of criteria that includes expertise, accessibility, timeliness of feedback, previous success, personality and attitude to methodology. While ...

    Tags (comma separated): phd, doctorate, supervision, supervisor, committee, team

    Jan 9, 2014 at 6:59pm