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Resources for writing your PhD conclusion

The conclusion is a tricky chapter. Firstly because you're probably knackered from writing a whole thesis. Secondly because knowing what to include without too much repetition is a tough call. There is no consensus over just how long a conclusion should be and examiners will have their preferences. So, what should you do then? I'm… Continue reading Resources for writing your PhD conclusion

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Making social justice advocates of straight white college men, Jörg Vianden

The 21st century in the United States continues to be marked by persistent disparities between members of different classes, races, genders, and sexual orientations. Influencers of this society seem bent on polarizing citizens along their diverse identities, often blaming those already disadvantaged for the nation’s apparent plights. Elite white men still benefit from a political,… Continue reading Making social justice advocates of straight white college men, Jörg Vianden

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Advice for anyone starting a PhD

Last month we reached out on academic Twitter looking for advice for first year PhD students. We had lots of comments with some wonderful advice that we’ve put together into one constructive, positive blog post. Here are our top picks: EXERCISE. Lots of people stressed the importance of doing exercise and making sure you take… Continue reading Advice for anyone starting a PhD