Helpful Info on Writing Theses/Research

The aim for this new page is that it will contain useful information (hopefully!) for those working in research or who are in the process of writing up a thesis. It will continue to be updated:

Doing a PhD in the Social Sciences: Myths, Tips and Strategies

Surviving your PhD: Reflections and practical tips from a traumatised exPhD student

30 tips for successful academic research and writing

Writing Skeletons

Academic Phrasebank

Sections of a thesis


The Thesis Introduction

Top 10 ways to annoy your PhD supervisors

How to Critically Analyse Research

The Audit Trail – a common omission from methods chapters

Thirteen reasons researchers get asked to write their methods chapter again

handing in the PhD – yes, it’s a checklist!!

‘It’s a PhD, not a Nobel Prize’: how experienced examiners assess research theses

10 easy ways to make sure you have no publication record when you finish your PhD and forever after

The unofficial guide for authors

Seven reasons why journals reject papers

methodology isn’t methods.. or… what goes in a methods chapter

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How to survive a Phd Viva: 17 top tips

How to get published in an academic journal: top tips from editors

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