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Final wind up

I’ve reached the penultimate final stage.  The final stages of a PhD are several: submission – the biggest and most exciting hurdle viva – the scariest hurdle sending your corrections to the examiner(s) receiving the examiner’s feedback – have you … Continue reading

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Corrections done and dusted

The examiner has accepted my amendments, and it’s time to move on. The final thesis is even now at the printers, ready for printing and binding. By next Monday, it should be at the Research School in time for the … Continue reading

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Minor news

The viva went well,  the examiners seeming to like my work and asking questions that I could answer, despite being tongue tied with nerves. The result is PhD subject to minor corrections. The viva lasted around two hours, then a … Continue reading

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Knitting my thesis

My daughter came home from university sporting a beautiful scarf that her friend had knitted for her. Writing a PhD is a bit like knitting, but harder because with knitting you usually have a pattern to follow but in order … Continue reading

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Winding up – hello

Researching and writing a PhD is both an exciting and an arduous task. If doing it full-time, you expect to take at least three years at it, and longer if you’re a part-time student. Having finished three years of my … Continue reading

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