Results for "thesis"


  • Noah Gray: Abstract Science

    By Noah Gray, an excellent tutorial in writing scientific abstracts, applicable across social sciences as well as harder science disciplines. Simple, concise and memorable.

    Tags (comma separated): abstract, paper, writing, thesis, dissertation, essay, paper, journal, write

    Oct 4, 2012 at 2:28pm

  • 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

  • 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