Category Archives: thesis to book

for the book from the PhD

I do love the book that comes from the PhD. The book seems like a fitting reward for all the hard work done during the doctorate. Indeed, in some countries, the post defence thesis is published as a book. That’s … Continue reading

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from PhD to book – or – on not writing under anaesthetic

Often dissertations sound like prose under general anaesthetic, working hard to separate the writer out from what he or she has written. That’s a quote from William Germano, writing in From dissertation to book. Germano’s metaphor points to a tendency … Continue reading

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from thesis to book – a case of academic panic

Dr Julie Rowlands is an early career researcher and senior lecturer at Deakin University, Australia. Her research interests are governance, higher education systems, academic quality assurance, leadership and organisational change. Her forthcoming book Academic Governance in the Contemporary University: Perspectives from Anglophone Nations … Continue reading

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