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About a PhD: is it a bad romance?

I’ve been trying to keep up with the ongoing Twitter, Facebook, newspaper, discussion forum, coffee room discussion around doing a PhD, its implications for our individual and collective mental health and the job prospects (for example: Dark thoughts: why mental illness is on the rise in academia) These discussions are not new but in the…

project work can feel a bit like crossing the Grand Canyon at times, with its hidden drops, but spending some time planning and reading about strategies for organising your time and research will ensure safe passage

Undergraduate Geography Dissertations

The release of the A-level and GCSE results has got me thinking back to my schooldays. I was never particularly good at exams at school or degree-level, something to do with not being able to get the information in my brain onto the page without having to restart the exam questions 3 times. But set…