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Stumped on How to Pick a Doctoral Topic? Follow These 3 Steps!

Convert the element of confusion into clarity by following this easy 3 step process.

Step 1: Degree Program

The approach you use for the topic will depend upon the degree program you are in.  461 more words

Dissertation / Study / Thesis


That’s what  Zimbabwean news website www.newsday.co.zw is alleging. According to the site,  the outgoing leader of ZANU-PF’s  Women’s League Oppah Muchinguri made the startling revelation on how the Zimbabwean first lady who by the way woefully failed her English degree at the University of London eventually obtained her controversial doctorate degree. 161 more words


CfC: Doctoral Program “Environment and Society” at the LMU Munich, Germany

The RCC doctoral program “Environment and Society” invites applications from graduates in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences who wish to research the complex relationships between environment and society on an interdisciplinary basis. 386 more words


Working Title: Scholars Before Researchers - Not a Precis, yet...

As you scroll down you might notice that the precis is missing….  This is because, well, because it is missing….  This morning I have decided to put my “works in progress” into this blog. 139 more words

It's All Connected...

before accepting that too good to be true doctoral position....check your contract is legal and correct

I imagine scam contracts is a problem that occurs worldwide, so while my personal experience with this was in Sweden, my warning is to any… 541 more words


The Pathology of Normalcy: Abuse of the Best PhD Students

As a former corporate attorney (Columbia, JD, 1982), I had an atypical perspective on PhD education. My legal education and my years in New York had taught me that, when something is wrong — especially when something is wrong in a publicly funded program at a state institution — you should say so. 2,197 more words

We have a new pet….his name is chester.

So, despite many warnings from various people to move our living situation elsewhere, we don’t. We’re settled deep in the middle of gangsters paradise and we aren’t dead yet. 295 more words