Fulfilling the Potential of Your Doctoral Experience
- Pam Denicolo - Consultant on Doctoral Education and Training
- Julie Reeves - University of Southampton, UK
- Dawn Duke - University of Surrey, UK
Success in Research
Research Methods & Evaluation (General) | Study Skills (General) | Study Skills (PG)
Focused on empowering the doctoral researcher, it is packed with advice on how to make the best of opportunities and enjoy your research experience while dealing with challenges. Whether you need to find sources of constructive feedback, are facing an unexpected disturbance to your project, or have ambitions beyond your academic goals, this book provides practical, flexible tips for conducting effective research and engaging with the complex world of academia, including how to:
- Maintain momentum through each stage of the research process
- Make the most of available resources, training, and support
- Explore new technologies, networks, and dissemination strategies
- Maximize the value of assessment
- Use this project as a springboard into further research and career opportunities
About the series
The Success in Research series, from Cindy Becker and Pam Denicolo, provides short, authoritative and accessible guides on key areas of professional and research development.
Avoiding jargon and cutting to the chase of what you really need to know, these practical and supportive books cover a range of areas from presenting research to achieving impact, and from publishing journal articles to developing proposals. They are essential reading for any student or researcher interested in developing their skills and broadening their professional and methodological knowledge in an academic context.
In contrast to many other books on the doctoral experience this one is not a survival guide to the doctorate--it's an enjoyment guide. Full of advice and activities, the book guides you pro-actively through the doctoral journey with an emphasis on personal development and with an eye to the future.
This book is essential reading for anyone undertaking a doctorate. It navigates all stages of doctoral study, suggesting strategies and negotiating stances while emphasizing personal development and future career paths. The authors’ extensive experience of supporting doctoral students shines through every page.
Sample Materials & Chapters
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