phd: 18 Results found.


The part-time doctorate

This is an extract from a guest post on the Thriving Part-Time blog to highlight the experience of time and how to make the most of it as a part-time doctoral student.

Supervising PhDs: Atypical in more than one way

This is an extract from a guest post on the Supervising PhDs Community Blog. In the post, I discuss what research supervisors can do to support doctoral students who may have disabilities, chronic illnesses and/or neurodiversities.
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Supervising PhDs: Creating a sense of belonging

This is an extract from a guest post on the Supervising PhDs Community Blog, which I co-authored with Dr Jo Collins from University of Kent. In the post, we explore what research supervisors can do to help develop a sense of belonging amongst their...
Nicole sitting by the beach with a cup of tea and a book taking advantage of free time to dedicate to her doctoral studies.

Supervising PhDs: Dealing with ‘atypical’ students

This is an extract from a guest post on the Supervising PhDs Community Blog, where I explore the experience of "atypical" students, and what research supervisors can do to better support those "atypical" students. 

Article: “Where’s the validation?”

This article presents an original engagement with research into emotions in the PhD to ask ‘Where’s the validation?’ by using emotion work as a theoretical foundation.
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Dr Nicole Brown

  Please, download my full CV from here.   I am Director of Social Research & Practice and Education Ltd. and Associate Professor at University College London. I am currently Head of Research Ethics and Integrity at IOE, UCL’s Faculty...