Tag Archives: post PhD

after the viva/defence – then what?

There is no return to normal. There is no going back to what there was before. You have to find new ways of going on. I could be talking about the pandemic here. Yes indeed. But I’m not. I’m actually … Continue reading

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on not writing from the PhD

This is a guest post by Dr Mark Carrigan, Research Fellow at Centre for Social Ontology: socialontology.org, The University of Warwick and Digital Fellow at The Sociological Review: @thesocreview. On March 26th 2014 I finally submitted my thesis for the … Continue reading

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writing from the PhD thesis: letting go

I often meet post PhD people who are stuck. Even though they are now doctored, they are not over the Big Book. Some of them are stuck in thinking how they might get something, anything, out of the thesis. A … Continue reading

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