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How Do You Narrow down the Topic of Your Research Paper?

Category : Research
Date : October 28, 2015
The challenge that is faced most commonly by researchers when writing a research paper is narrowing down of the research topic. Mostly the supervisors give a topic extracted from the dissertation theme to create topic but rarely is that topic narrow enough to be frozen as the title of the paper. It surely may require […]
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Why Is It Necessary to Have an Argument in Your Thesis?

Date : October 24, 2015
The objective behind academic writing is to make claims about different things in the world that exist or they should exist. When we talk of PhD work, it holds true here also. Whether your thesis deals with qualitative or quantitative research, it holds true. However, when you make a claim in your ‘PhD thesis, it […]
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How Important It Is to Put Forward Your Claims and Arguments in the Thesis?

Category : General
Date : October 12, 2015
Have you been wondering about the importance of putting in claims in your thesis and their importance? If yes, then your another concern would be that how important and relevant it is to support those claims with substantive arguments so that the reader is convinced. Well we can understand this further by reading the post. […]
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What Plans After Your PhD?

Date : September 29, 2015
Going through a strenuous experience of PhD, most often scholars do not have a post PhD plan. It’s like after that long and tedious journey, you may just find yourself standing at the same place and doing the same job. There is a lot of subjectivity involved in what to do next after your degree […]
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My PhD in Retrospect

Category : General
Date : September 21, 2015
Reflection is one of the most important exercise. I have, like may completed my PhD with lots of hurdles and ups and downs. When I look back upon my journey as a PhD scholar, I miss not having the guidance at the right time. Though there was a lot information available on the technical aspects […]
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Is It Important What You Wear as a Research Scholar?

Category : Research
Date : September 14, 2015
The academic profession has competing demands and the people who are there in this field need to look knowledgeable and trustworthy. To add to this as a professor you need to also appear approachable to your students. A lot of people are of the opinion that it does not matter what an academician is wearing […]
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Are You Dealing with Forgetful Supervisors?

Category : General
Date : September 7, 2015
Having a forgetful supervisor can surely add a lot of humour into your otherwise mundane and dull journey. At the same time, surely it puts you through some weird experiences when your supervisor may give you the most perplexed look each time you go and meet as thy need to be told everything about your […]
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Do We Need to Add Literature in the Introduction of a Research Paper? How Much?

Category : Research
Date : September 1, 2015
I have often read about this confusion about whether there should be any literature in the introduction of a research paper. If yes, then how much of it should be in introduction and in literature review. IT is a difficult question, but at the same time an interesting and good question to reply to. People […]
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You Must Know the Rules of Your PhD Programme: Written and Unwritten

Date : August 24, 2015
After when you have finalised your university for your PhD the next best thing to do is to familiarise yourself with the department, institute rules that are general and the ones that are specifically applicable to PhD students. A PhD orientation programme is the best place to do that and often doctoral students are so […]
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Reasons and More to Study for a PhD

Date : August 18, 2015
Wanting to prefix “Dr” in front of your name may not be a substantial enough reason to enrol into a PhD programme. Maybe even the temptation for a better job may not be good enough in itself. A PhD is grilling, it calls for a lot of hard work , long grilling hours of work […]
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