Getting a PhD: An Action Plan to Help Manage Your Research, Your Supervisor and Your Project by John FinnGetting a PhD: An Action Plan to Help Manage Your Research, Your Supervisor and Your Project by John Finn

Getting a PhD: An Action Plan to Help Manage Your Research, Your Supervisor and Your Project

byJohn FinnEditorJohn Finn

Paperback | April 19, 2005

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This highly practical guide provides information that will help research students avoid needless mistakes. It informs and advises you about many of the important facets of postgraduate research, including:

  • what it means to conduct research at doctoral level
  • the requirements for independence, contribution to knowledge, originality and suitability for publication
  • planning a research project over a period of time
  • responsible research practice
  • criteria used in the examination of a PhD.

Getting a PhDis an essential handbook for PhD students and provides plenty of useful advice for Masters students or undergraduates conducting a research project.

John A.Finn is Research Officer at Teagasc, Ireland,where he manages and supervises PhD students. He is also Visiting Researcher at University College Dublin.
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Title:Getting a PhD: An Action Plan to Help Manage Your Research, Your Supervisor and Your ProjectFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.05 inPublished:April 19, 2005Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415344980

ISBN - 13:9780415344982

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. The PhD Research Degree  3. You and Your Supervisor  4. Project Management  5. The Literature Review  6. Writing the Thesis  7. Publishing Your Research  8. Examining the PhD  9. References