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Each day we send a short, thought-provoking email that will make you think differently about what it means to be a PhD student. They're designed to be read in thirty seconds and thought about all day.
BECOME A BETTER WRITER
Writing a PhD is hard. Here we present advice and insight that can guide you through every step of the process.
How Moments of Mindfulness Can Thwart the PhD Blues — The Science of Mindfulness for StudentsJanuary 27, 2020
PhD students are six times more prone to depression or anxiety than the general population. Here are some tips to stay mentally well.
What makes a good PhD supervisor? Top tips for managing the student-supervisor relationship.January 8, 2020
In this guide, I want to dig in a little more into what makes a good supervisor, before discussing what they should and shouldn't be doing, why you ne...
39 PhD Mindfulness Exercises To De-Stress Your PhDAugust 16, 2019
Research has shown how mindfulness exercises can be important in lowering PhD stress. Here we present 39 mindfulness exercises to help you towards a s...
Seven tips for clear and concise writing in your PhDJune 7, 2019
At the heart of a PhD is a goal to make the examiner happy. Clear, concise writing is an important component of achieving that goal.
Writing Your PhD For A Western Audience When English Is Your Second LanguageMay 6, 2019
If you're a PhD student for whom English is a second language, you may not realise the importance of writing for a Western audience.
STRUCTURING YOUR THESIS
Our guides can show you the best way to structure every element of your thesis and give you the confidence to shine.
SUBMIT WITH CONFIDENCE
There's lots to do before you are able to submit your thesis. In this section, we make sure you've thought of everything.