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Title Planning your PhD / Kate Williams ... [and others]
Published Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010

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Description xiv, 121 pages : illustrations ; 11 x 14 cm
Series Pocket study skills
Pocket study skills.
Contents Contents note continued: Why are you researching this question? -- Workshop 5 Why are you researching this? -- Are you in the right place? -- Workshop 6 Find your research comfort zone -- Workshop 7 Sit your research interest within different theoretical models -- How will you do it? -- What is your argument? -- What will your contribution be? -- Workshop 8 What is your contribution? -- pt. 5 Writing research plans -- 17.How will your research plan be read? -- Workshop 9 Forward planning -- 18.What's in a research plan? -- 19.Writing your literature review -- 20.Writing your introduction -- Workshop 10 Your introduction in five moves -- pt. 6 Finding audiences for your research -- 21.Conferences -- 22.Publication
Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Deciding to do a PhD -- 1.You have an idea ... -- 2.What kind of PhD? -- 3.Full time or part time? -- 4.Funding it -- 5.Choosing your university -- 6.Making your application -- Before you take the plunge, pause a moment ... -- pt. 2 Getting started -- 7.Week 1 -- 8.What's in your handbook? -- 9.The researcher's toolkit -- 10.Who am I? What's expected of me? -- pt. 3 Becoming a researcher -- 11.Establishing a relationship with your supervisor(s) -- 12.The ethics of research -- 13.Finding and managing sources -- 14.What are you reading for? -- 15.Being a researcher in a multi-or interdisciplinary area -- 16.Writing up or writing down? -- pt. 4 The Workshop-Mapping your research process -- Mapping your journey -- Workshop 1 The road ahead -- What is your question? What are you trying to find out? -- Workshop 2 A brainstorm -- Workshop 3 What exactly are you trying to find out? -- Workshop 4 Look at the little words --
Summary This text offers students specific, succinct guidance to the core process and major hurdles involved in undertaking a PhD. As well as offering practical advice, such as how to shape initial ideas, it also encourages students to find and value their own pathways and approaches within academia
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 117-119) and index
Subject Degrees, Academic -- Great Britain -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Degrees, Academic -- Great Britain.
Doctor of philosophy degree -- Great Britain -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Doctor of philosophy degree -- Great Britain.
Doctor of philosophy degree.
Research -- Methodology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Author Williams, Kate.
LC no. 2010283480
ISBN 0230251935 (paperback)
9780230251939 (paperback)