You know how it is. You’ve been working on an article forever, but it just isn’t working. You need to … More
I’ve been doing a bit of a deep dive into stuff I know about writing because of my English Literature … More
A post drawn from our new book was published on the Thesis Whisperer blog a fortnight ago. If you want … More
In my last post on this stuff, I talked about how it feels to be a first time supervisor. I … More
For nearly everyone doing a PhD–this is your first time. You’ve never done this before, and you’re learning the ropes … More
A doctorate propels you towards the real world of scholarship. You will be a teacher, a researcher, an author. This is not a test. No-one else knows the answer to this stuff, that’s why you are making ‘an original contribution to knowledge’.
How do you chose a research question? How do you decide what it is that you are going to spend … More
A student contacted me by email today with this question: I was looking for some guidance or templates on writing … More