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Getting Your PhD : a Practical Insider's Guide.

Author: Harriet Churchill; Teela Sanders
Publisher: London : Sage Publications, 2007.
Series: Survival skills for scholars.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Packed with practical advice on all aspects of the PhD process, new and continuing research students should find this book of great help"--Professor Malcolm Tight, Lancaster University, UK. How to get your Ph. D is an original study guide aimed at prospective and current postgraduate students, covering the process of accessing, undertaking and completing doctoral research in the social sciences and the humanities.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harriet Churchill; Teela Sanders
ISBN: 9781848607583 184860758X 128189785X 9781281897855
OCLC Number: 437237577
Description: 1 online resource (241 pages).
Contents: Contents; Acknowledgements; Contributors; Introduction; Part I Negotiating the Research Process; 1 Motivations for Doing a PhD; 2 Formulating a Research Question; 3 Choosing and Changing Supervisor; 4 Managing the Ethics of Academia; 5 What to do With your Data; Part II Writing, Publishing and Networking; 6 Writing Up and Writer's Block; 7 Papers and Publishing; 8 Networking; 9 Missing the Deadline; 10 The Viva and Beyond; Part III Shifting Identities and Institutions; 11 Non-traditional Routes into the PhD; 12 Undertaking a PhD Part-time; 13 Combining Teaching and Doctoral Studies. 14 Reconciling the Research Role with the PersonalPart IV Relationships of Support; 15 What to Expect from Your Supervisor; 16 Enabling Research Environments; 17 Combining Family Commitments and Doctoral Studies; 18 Coping with Stress; Final Thoughts; References; Appendix 1 Example of an Informed Consent Form; Appendix 2 Example of an Information Sheet; Index.
Series Title: Survival skills for scholars.

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A postgraduate study guide covering the process of accessing, undertaking and completing doctoral research.  Read more...

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Packed with practical advice on all aspects of the PhD process, new and continuing research students should find this book of great help.? -- Professor Malcolm Tight Getting your PhD will no doubt Read more...

 
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