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The unwritten rules of PhD research

Author: Gordon Rugg; Marian Petre
Publisher: Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at: What a PhD is really about, and how to do one well; the ''unwritten rules'' of research and of academic writing; What your supervisor actually means by terms like ''good referencing'' and ''clean research question''; How to write like a skilled researcher; and, How academic careers really work.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rugg, Gordon.
Unwritten rules of PhD research.
Maidenhead, England ; New York : Open University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)55795755
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Rugg; Marian Petre
ISBN: 9780335227662 033522766X 9780335213450 0335213456 9780335213443 0335213448 1280947837 9781280947834
OCLC Number: 228170970
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 224 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface A challenge! About this book Acknowledgements 1. So you want to do a PhD? 2. Procedures and milestones 3. The System 4. Supervision 5. Networks 6. Reading 7. Paper types 8. Writing 9. Writing structure 10. Writing style 11. The process of writing 12. Presentations 13. Research design 14. The viva 15. Conferences 16. What next? Useful principles and the like Useful terms Some further reading
Responsibility: Gordon Rugg and Marian Petre.

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Tells you about doing a PhD - what it's really like and how to come through it with a happy ending. This book covers various things such as: what a PhD is really about, and how to do one well; the  Read more...

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