Beyond PhD survival guides: reflections on finding 'joy in the journey'

Jayman, Michelle (2017) Beyond PhD survival guides: reflections on finding 'joy in the journey'. In: UWL Doctoral Students' Conference, 24 May 2017, London, UK. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A plethora of tips, hints and tales of survivor success are readily available to the advice-hungry PhD student. Much attention is given to survival strategies, suggesting the path to success has many trials and tribulations to surmount along the way. Perhaps, a greater emphasis on how to enjoy the richness of the research experience would be a welcome shift in perspective? The PhD community is a diverse one and each student will have their own set of unique challenges and opportunities. Nonetheless, the lived experiences of others may offer some useful insights. In this presentation a recent PhD graduate reflects on how she managed to both survive and find 'joy in the journey'.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
Subjects: Education > Academic cultures
Education
Depositing User: Michelle Jayman
Date Deposited: 26 May 2017 09:39
Last Modified: 26 May 2017 09:39
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/3365

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