PhD Addicted to Research: goal setting and organisation

Ever wanted to know how organising your PhD is like an episode of Grand...
Created On: 04 March 2021   (Last updated: 04 March 2021)

Ever wanted to know how organising your PhD is like an episode of Grand Designs?

In this episode Chloe, Ayan and Merve talk about the different kinds of organisation and goal setting that are essential to completing your PhD. They outline some of the ways to organise the big things (like the overall PhD and thesis), the day to day tasks and short-term projects. They also discuss which apps, programmes and software have worked for them, resisting the temptation to descend into a reference management software discussion.

Chloe also talks to Dr Tom Rusbridge, who, at the time of recording, was a Postgraduate Research Advisor at the University of East London. He has since moved to work as Research Staff Development Consultant at King’s College London.

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