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Crawling out of the Doctoral Cocoon

During your Ph.D., you get help from your supervisor who gives you ideas on how to conduct your research, where to publish papers and which conferences to attend, but once you complete your Ph.D., you stand on your own feet. It is time to crawl out of your protective cocoon and safe zone and become an independent scholar with your own field of expertise and network. To reach this position, you have to become an active member in your research field by participating in the industry and intra-institutional projects and carry out research in related fields. Publishing your work in reputed journals and working as a reviewer for the journal in which you have published can be a good way to establish yourself as a renowned researcher in your field. read...

From A PhD Thesis To An Article – An Organised Process

In the modern times, it has become important to perform well academically. The supervisors at universities also expect their students to write articles that are either based on their PhD thesis or on any other subject. However, it is not always easy to write an article that is a part of your research degree course. Here are a few tips to convert your PhD thesis into an article. Why Publish? When you publish your research article, you are also paving way for your prospective career path. Perhaps you are interested in doing a postdoctoral degree course after this or maybe you are planning to teach. No matter what your ultimate goal is, you need to understand that it is a part and parcel of the academic programme or a prerequisite for graduation at many universities. read...

How to Design Your Questionnaire for Your Research

The objective of your questionnaire must be to get maximum information from your respondents with minimum questions. Your questionnaire will be an integral part of your research and it will eventually facilitate your analysis. Therefore, it is important to have a systematic and logical questionnaire design to get the best results in your study. Tips to design an effective questionnaire: Keep it short and interesting – Respondents generally prefer to answer short questionnaires. They tend to skip the long, monotonous or boring questions so you must ensure that the questions are crisp, to the point and interestingly framed. read...

Follow the Hourglass Structure for Research

I have often wondered about the ease with which several women manage to maintain an hourglass figure. Personally, I have tried to attain it a few times, but failed miserably. However, I did succeed in getting my research in shape and often advice scholars to adopt the hourglass structure for their scientific research projects. A research report prepared according to this design will always be more effective and complete. The characteristics of such a structure are as follows: read...

Things to Avoid During Your PhD Thesis Defense Session

Is your PhD thesis defense session approaching? If yes, then check out some things that you should avoid before or during this session. Working urgently on your presentation An effective presentation is a critical part of your PhD thesis defense session. Therefore, it is very important to give full attention to it and make it clear and crisp for your audience. Avoid working on your presentation at the last moment and plan it well. It is necessary for you to be prepared to answer all the related questions. read...

PhD Consulting Services at a glance

Research scholars these days opt for consulting services to take help at different steps of their research report. There are different areas and parts that the research scholars have to deal with perfection in order to secure high grades. The research scholars have to ensure that they hire the best consulting service so that they are guided till the end of their PhD. The various support services that the scholars get when they opt for these consulting services are as mentioned below – read...

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