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I have added 15 new videos under “Basic Principles” and “Working with Literature” below. I’ve also arranged videos by theme to make them a bit easier to navigate.
New videos are currently being added to the “Writing and Editing” section too.
- Is stress an inevitable part of a PhD?
- What is a PhD anyway?
- How does a PhD differ from other types of qualification?
- Why it is inevitable that things will go wrong
- The pressure of expectation
- What standard is expected in a PhD?
- What makes academic work publishable?
- Why you cannot do it alone…
- Incremental progress
- How to stay focused and get things done
- Working with literature: how to cope with 10,000 papers you haven’t read
- How to structure your thesis, making it easy for the examiner to pass you
- It’s not about time management: how to get more done, faster
- How to manage your PhD supervisor
- The 10 commandments for PhD failure
- The thesis defence
- Writing with confidence
- CVs and interviews in academia and beyond
- Why skills are more important than ideas
- Why you need to get really, really good at at least one thing
- Why you don’t need to read more before you start
- Mental state: anxiety, arousal and control
- Working in the flow state
- Why choosing a PhD project is so difficult
- Developing research ideas
- Investigating viability
- How original does a PhD need to be?
- The research proposal: selling your idea
- Read a proposal before you write one
See the “Literature” link above