Top tips for starting a doctorate or a new research project
Advice / Getting started

Top tips for starting a doctorate or a new research project

Last week Vitae’s Twitter account launched #startingPhD to encourage the PhD Twitterverse to share their top tips for a successful start to the research journey. In case you’ve missed it, here’s a sample of the tips shared: Have realistic plans – everything takes twice as long as you think. Be in control of important decisions, but … Continue reading

Looking for the Humans in Humanities? Try PGR Speed Networking
Events / Getting started

Looking for the Humans in Humanities? Try PGR Speed Networking

This is a guest post by Steph Dermott, 1st Year PhD Student in Faculty of Humanities Amongst the excitement of embarking on my PhD journey, a word of warning often appeared in various welcome speeches and events… Loneliness. (And no, I’m not talking about that classic noughties dance ‘tune’ by Tomcraft) At the time, it was … Continue reading