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 by Robbie Crowder
, posted on 3 May '18

Using a Masters as a Stepping Stone Towards a PhD

Wondering if a Masters is necessary for a PhD? In this blog, Robbie shares his experience of doing a Masters on the way to his PhD.

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 by Kirsty Smitten
, posted on 20 Apr '18

The 1st Year of a PhD - The Benefits (and Stresses) of a Multidisciplinary Project

Interested in doing a multi-disciplinary PhD but unsure what this entails? Kirsty shares her experiences and addresses the pros and cons of researching in two different fields - at once!.

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 by Kirsty Smitten
, posted on 5 Apr '18

The 1st Year of a PhD - Surviving the Initial Month of Madness

Wondering what the initial period of a PhD will involve? In this post, Kirsty gives an insight into her first month as a PhD student, including some tips on how to survive.

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 by Kirsty Smitten
, posted on 22 Mar '18

How I Wrote My Research Proposal

The research proposal may well be the most important part of your PhD application, but what’s it actually like to write one? Kirsty explains how she went about things and what she learned.

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 by Melanie Brown
, posted on 15 Mar '18

What's it Like to. . . Attend (and Present!) at a Conference During Your PhD?

Melanie Brown recently presented at her first conference. She shares her experience and explains why this is such an important (and exciting) part of the PhD process.

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 by Kirsty Smitten
, posted on 9 Mar '18

How I Went About Choosing a PhD...

Choosing a PhD can be a difficult decision, with many institutions and disciplines available. Kirsty describes her own experiences and offers some tips for picking the perfect project.

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 by Christopher Aris
, posted on 15 Feb '18

What Self-Funding a PhD Has Taught Me - Thoughts and Tips for Prospective Students

Thinking about self-funding your PhD? In this blog, Christopher shares his experience of doing just that, along with the pros and cons of this approach.

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 by Emma Burnett
, posted on 1 Feb '18

Jumping Ship - Switching University During a PhD

Can you move university after your project starts? And why should you? Emma reflects on her experiences and looks at a few of the reasons for transferring during a PhD.

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 by Anh Hoang Le
, posted on 17 Nov '17

Brace Yourself, the Journey is Getting Bumpy – PhD Life, One Year In

PhD research doesn't always go smoothly, but what matters is how you deal with the problems you encounter. Read Anh's story.

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 by Melanie Brown
, posted on 3 Nov '17

PhDebut - Reflecting on the First Month of My Doctorate

How does it feel to get started with a PhD? And what do new doctoral students actually do? We asked Melanie to reflect on the first month of her PhD in Law.

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