Increasingly, PhDs are planned, and project managed. Certainly in Australia anyway. So, what is the ideal PhD plan? I’m not entirely sure, but here is my stab at it.
My PhD supervisor was very supportive of conference attendance. She funded all of her students to attend conferences every single year.
This post is inspired by a video I watched on the University of Technology Sydney website. In that video, Professor Andrew Barron talks about how planning, and then referring back to the plan resulted in a huge uptick in his research outputs (publications) in the next 2 years. And that continued […]
Some of the most common mistakes I see people make when it comes to writing their thesis.
"It is your job to prevent people from reading your article in stupid ways" I love that quote from Belcher (Writing your Journal Article in 12 Weeks, p. 363).
If you want to be a successful researcher, you'll need to read and cite lots of journal articles.
Should I change my PhD topic? I'm sure many of you have asked yourself that question.
Over the last 6 months I’ve been running 3 writing groups focused on social media, thesis, and journal article writing. Here’s what I’ve learned:
Project management is too complex, and therefore project management in research is regularly avoided. BUT - researchers can fix that with some simple approaches.
In Victoria (Australia) the past week has seen as shift closer to long term COVID normal. The major change has been that larger employers can have staff back onsite at between 50% and 75% capacity.