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Blog posts by Kristine Bagdassarian

Here you can stay up to date with important postgraduate news, funding developments, international study advice and humour.

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 by Kristine Bagdassarian posted on 4 Feb '21 4 Feb '21

Seven Steps to a Successful Research Proposal

Writing your research proposal can be a mysterious process filled with many unknowns. Here is some advice on how to do it in seven steps.

 by Kristine Bagdassarian posted on 20 Jun '19 20 Jun '19

The Different Types of PhD Supervisor – How to Choose Your Yoda

Shopping around for a supervisor? Let us help you make the right choice. What kind of mentors can you expect to find?

 by Kristine Bagdassarian posted on 12 Feb '19 12 Feb '19

Review: You Must be Very Intelligent – The PhD Delusion

Our review of 'You Must be Very Intelligent - The PhD Delusion' by Karen Bodewits (Springer, 2017)

 by Kristine Bagdassarian posted on 8 Nov '18 8 Nov '18

Postgraduate Budgeting: How to Keep the Piggy Bank Oinking

Managing your spending as a postgraduate student can be a challenge but not an impossible one. Find out how to be a budgeting hero with our advice!

 by Kristine Bagdassarian posted on 12 Sep '18 12 Sep '18

Review: How to Do your PhD in a Nutshell

Our review of 'How to Do Your PhD in a Nutshell' by Loizos Heracleous and Najat El Mekkaoui (Kindle Direct Publishing, 2018)

 by Kristine Bagdassarian posted on 30 Aug '18 30 Aug '18

Review: 101 Top Tips for PhD Students

Our review of '101 Top Tips for PhD Students' by Prof Iain H Woodhouse (Speckled Press, 2015)

 by Kristine Bagdassarian posted on 23 Aug '18 23 Aug '18

Review: How to Complete a PhD in the Medical and Clinical Sciences

Our review of 'How to Complete a PhD in the Medical and Clinical Sciences', edited by Dr Ashton Barnett-Vanes and Dr Rachel Allen (Wiley-Blackwell, 2017)

 by Kristine Bagdassarian posted on 2 Aug '18 2 Aug '18

Tweet, Pray, Cope: The (prospective or current) PhD Student’s Guide to Surviving in the Twitterverse

Join us on a journey through the Twitterverse to discover the most exciting and useful places for a PhD student to go.

 by Kristine Bagdassarian posted on 12 Jul '18 12 Jul '18

What Have I Done? – or the Story of How I Transitioned into Multi-Disciplinary Research

Considering a multi-disciplinary PhD? Here is one experience of being lost and found in the jungle of cross-subject research.