Whether it is art, science or a little bit of magic, choosing the ‘right’ phd supervisor is one of the most important decisions you will make. There is no doubt that a little bit of luck (or magic) is involved, a… Learn more.
It’s no secret that getting a PhD is a stressful process. One of the factors that can help or hinder this period of study is the relationship between supervisor and student. Research shows that effective supervision… Learn more.
Insitutions are feeling financial pressure to complete candidates within 4 years and put this pressure onto supervisors, who then pressure students. But social media, by connecting students with each other, is giving som… Learn more.
For me, THAT meeting happened about six months into my PhD. I was sitting there in my senior supervisor’s office, trying not to let it show that things were not good at all. My senior supervisor who is very perceptive … Learn more.