Thesis Q & A

Description In my writing your thesis program, I spend one session looking at thesis structure. But we could spend a week there. So, I’m putting on this workshop. I’m sure lots of you have questions. I’ve got answers. The questions don’t need to be good. Just asked. And, they can cover anything thesis related. Formatting. […]

Formatting your thesis

Description MS Word is great. Until it isn’t. Then everything goes wrong. Together. Or consecutively. Usually that means figures moved, tables spilling over pages, references dropped. Content missing. In an earlier workshop we spent some time getting better at MS Word. In this workshop, we’ll spend more time, specifically looking at formatting. And how to […]

Editing your own thesis

Description One of the things you will quickly learn when it comes to thesis writing – being able to self edit is HUGELY beneficial. But not everyone can do it. Until now. Firstly, I should say the writing process has two parts. First, getting content onto the page. Second, molding that content into something that […]

Planning your PhD

Description Planning your PhD – many people will say it is a waste. Those people never look at their plans again. Instead, make the plan. Refer to the plan. Change the plan. And, if you’re interested in a slightly different approach to planning (and therefore implementation) come along to this workshop where I’ll describe my […]

Nailing annual milestones

Description As a PhD student, your annual appraisals are really nerve racking. And all other students and academics tell you is “don’t stress”. Yeah right! So, this workshop is about helping you put that stressful energy into something useful. Focusing your nervous energy into a better report. presentation or confirmation. Bring your data along, as […]

Strategic Planning

COVID has taught us so much. Including the value of a good plan. And the value of getting rid of old plans when they no longer suit us. One planning technique often named, but rarely implemented well is the strategic plan. If you’ve often wondered what’s the difference between a plan and a strategy. Or […]

What Is Coaching, and How you Can Use It?

Most people have experienced coaching in some form or another in their life. From sports, to music, to art, and to life. People are coaching and being coached all of the time. However, most people assume coaching is telling – by an expert to a novice. But if that were true, no elite performers would […]

What Is Coaching, and How you Can Use It?

Most people have experienced coaching in some form or another in their life. From sports, to music, to art, and to life. People are coaching and being coached all of the time. However, most people assume coaching is telling – by an expert to a novice. But if that were true, no elite performers would […]