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Nathan Ryder – 10 Steps to a Better PhD

Starting your PhD and want to make headway? Halfway through and looking for motivation? Nearing the end and thinking about what’s next?

Wherever you are in the PhD process, this talk will make doing your doctorate better and more rewarding. From general principles to top tips, we’ll explore the tools that can make a difference and help you shape your PhD.

Dr Nathan Ryder has worked with over 5,000 researchers since he finished his PhD, and helped 2,000+ PhD candidates prepare for their viva. He’s the creator of the Viva Survivors Podcast, a series about research, the viva and life after the PhD. Nathan is the author of three books on viva preparation, and is the co-author of Self-Publishing For Academics (2016). Find him on Twitter as @DrRyder and @VivaSurvivors.

You can view Nathan’s entire talk through our Researcher Development Online Canvas module (Sussex login required), or get a taster below.

Step 1 – Write Every Day

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