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PhD interview

I've been invited for an interview at Bristol university following my application for a Maths PhD there. I'm not too sure what to expect, the questions I'll be asked, and the questions I should ask. I'm meeting the admissions tutor, and the supervisor I proposed in my application and a few other potential supervisors. Anyone who has gone through this experience have any advice?

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Last updated 12/01/2017 10:22 by Alec Chamberlain Cann


Impostor syndrome

Has anyone been to this workshop? http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/skills/pgr/programme/p4r/ The next one is not for several months and as an MSc I'm not technically legible, however, I really identify with the symptoms of this phenomonon. Does anyone have any advice for how to manage this or can point me towards some reading?

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Last updated 13/01/2017 13:17 by Anonymous


Printing and submitting the thesis

Hi, I am hoping to submit my thesis in Dec (fingers crossed!). I'm part time and based off campus (in London), so I was wondering if anyone could share their experience of printing the thesis, getting it binded, and then submitted? I thought I'd be able to do all of this on one day, but then realised Warwick print need a full day to get a soft bind. I also haven't used the printer at my department for over 2 years. So I'm thinking it might be better if I spend one day getting it printed and dr

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Last updated 27/10/2016 11:56 by Salma Patel


Mock viva

Hi, I know mock vivas can be arranged within the department but these can sometimes be difficult to arrange, especially with the increasing workload that many academics are under. I was wondering, is there someone/team within the graduate school/RSSP who can give you a mock viva, or help in any way with viva preperation?  Thanks!

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Last updated 21/11/2016 19:54 by Anonymous


NVivo

Hi! I'm a PhD student in the department of sociology. I'm doing discourse analysis at present and I'd like to learn NVivo for qualitative analysis.  Is anyone using it now?  I'm not sure if it is suitable for analysing users' comments online. 

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Last updated 06/12/2016 15:40 by Tingli Liu


How to finding cooperation from another discipline

Hi all, I'm wondering how to finding cooperation from another discipline (e.g. Computer Science)? or how to work on a cooperative project. Thank you! :)

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Last updated 30/05/2017 08:16 by Elizabeth Lin


Developing a writing plan

At the last meeting with my supervisor, he asked that I develop a writing plan (setting out deadlines for completing each chapter). Does anyone have a good model plan that they don't mind sharing or a link to any valuable resources for developing a writing plan?

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Last updated 24/01/2017 15:23 by Sean Mulcahy


Funding to attend conferences

I am based out of the faculties of Social Sciences and Humanities and am attending a couple of international conferences in December. Does anyone know of any funding sources within Warwick to attend overseas conferences or a link to a list of funding sources?

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Last updated 04/09/2017 16:35 by Sean Mulcahy


Questions about PhD in Sociology

Hello everybody, Is there any PhD student in Sociology who would be willing to meet for a coffee and give me a better insight into the field?   Thanks a lot! Regards, Andreas    

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Last updated 25/01/2017 22:04 by Andreas Feller


Can postgraduates pursue WSPA?

Is WSPA targeted towards undergraduates or can postgraduates do it too?Also, can anyone give a comparison between Sprint programme and WSPA please? Thanks.

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Last updated 15/11/2017 20:47 by Srikari Mula


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