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Planning, structuring, and writing your thesis (in life and medical sciences)

Tuesday 29 October 0:00 until 0:00
Pevensey 1-1B2
Speaker: Dr Kristy Themelis
Part of the series: Researcher Development Programme

Target audience: Doctoral researchers in the early-mid stages from any life or medical science discipline.

Please note: This workshop does not cover 'thesis by papers'. You should receive guidance on this route from your School.

Workshop description

With essential advice and guidance on writing a thesis in the life or medical sciences, this workshop is suitable for doctoral researchers who are about to start writing as well as those who have already begun. The emphasis is on planning and structuring your thesis, and motivating yourself to start writing.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the workshop you will have:

  • Understood the requirements and elements of a doctoral thesis
  • Assessed what you've already achieved and what is left to do
  • Received guidance on developing the structure and content of your thesis
  • Discovered useful tips for planning and scheduling the writing (and finishing) of your thesis

Workshop feedback

  • "Covered everything I needed - I found it very informative"
  • "Great to know others are feeling and experiencing the same things as me - I feel very encouraged now"
  • "Calming! Good ideas for planning and thinking about how to structure thesis and overcome problems"

Related online module: Writing your thesis

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By: Adam Kreimeia
Last updated: Monday, 30 September 2019

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