My PhD Story Part 2

Click here to read part 1 Second year arrived quickly, and I had settled into the groove of being a PhD student. I was busy, but I had come to accept my busyness. In fact my busyness had become a defining part of me, for better or worse. I was chipping away at my data collection for my first study […]

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Featured Day in the Life of; Philandr, first year business science PhD student from South Africa.

Hi there! I am Philandra, a first-year business science PhD student from South Africa. As a first year, my current commitment is to complete compulsory course work and spend hours every day reading up on my proposed topic in order to prepare for my first proposal defence coming up in September. I have an interest in African entrepreneurial leadership strategy […]

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Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Philippa, Geography and Heritage PhD student.

Hi, I’m Philippa a second year PhD student in Geography and Heritage Studies at Newcastle University (UK) (@philippa_carter on Instagram and Twitter). I’m researching landscape and intergenerational memory in North East England, working with the Land of Oak & Iron heritage project as my collaborative partner. I’m interested in the ways in which people understand and engage with their local landscapes and […]

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PhD Update, January

  In my last PhD update post from November I was whinging about my lack of motivation. I am happy to report that I am back on track with motivation (as much as one can be whilst trying to complete their thesis) and I have had a productive December and start of January. I have submitted what I hope is […]

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PhD Wrap up: 2018

Aside from all the adventures I experienced in 2018, lots of PhD work was also achieved (although maybe not as much as I hoped). 2018 PhD Wrap Up I finished analysing my data for study one (which is a qualitative media analysis)… and then I finished re-analysing some of the raw data after feedback from supervisors. I had finished a […]

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