She was always ready to learn new techniques, and she diversified her skill set by working in the animal facility, cell culture room, and also in a mass spectrometry lab.
Her research interests include the criminalisation of competition law in the UK and its implications in the EU and professional sports league cartels.
She is the mum of The Dudes, the wife of a professional rugby player and the owner of chickens. I will have written at least twice as many words as those precious ones that make up the final document.
I will have suffered innumerable bouts of self-doubt. I will have endured days of thesis guilt, mum guilt, wife guilt, flipping gym guilt even! I will have been solely responsible for the death of many a tree. I will have spent years of my life writing what is essentially, a book that nobody will ever even be given the opportunity to read.
Some people might find that depressing. Not me, I find it flipping liberating. Whenever I speak to academics about the process of writing a PhD thesis, all of them, almost without exception, say that when they look back at what they wrote, it is a cringe inducing experience.
They who now publish internationally recognised articles, they who write seminal texts in their fields of interest, they who also smirk when they talk about their theses.
Good enough to get me through, good enough to make sure that I can take the next step. That maybe I should see it as a hurdle to jump over and not something that will define me for the rest of my academic career.
And you know why? Right now, I just want it to be good enough to get me that certificate that says I can move on.
So when I am having one of those days when I start to obsess about this paragraph or that sentence, I stop and give myself a shake. Momentum is more important than perfection, completion is more important that perfection.
In fact, perfection is not even my standard any more, good enough is.My thesis defense. March 3, by Bruce Byfield. As if that wasn’t precarious enough, my thesis supervisor was the department’s token humanist. By working with him, I had announced to the entire department that I was not in any of the popular critical camps, such as the feminists or the post-colonials.
Aug 19, · The Principles Underpinning a ‘Good Enough’ PhD Thesis Posted on August 19, by socphd Bev is a part-time, self-funded, remote access PhD student at Newcastle University. In my country I am able to defend a thesis without a supervisor. I am thinking of dropping out and doing this due to the fact that my supervisor claims he needs years to review my thesis.
How can I know if my thesis has enough quality and results quantity? Mar 06, · Is this a good enough thesis statement? Here is the prompt: To what extent and for what reasons did the policies of the federal government from to violate the principles of laissez faire, which advocated Status: Resolved.
Dec 02, · Who edits my thesis? What is Proofreading & Editing? What is the Structure Check? Do I have a good main research question? Date published December 2, by Bas Swaen.
Date updated: a difficult task (and must be done before you can define any sub-questions). How can you tell if your main question is good enough? /5(20). Aug 19, · The Principles Underpinning a ‘Good Enough’ PhD Thesis Posted on August 19, by socphd Bev is a part-time, self-funded, remote access PhD student at Newcastle University.