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‘Written in an authoritative and accessible style, this is a must-read for anyone planning, researching and writing a doctoral thesis or dissertation. I will certainly be recommending this book to my research students.’- Professor Goeffrey Elliott, University of Worcester‘Paul’s book was a lifeline during my doctorate: it is now the first book that I recommend for my research students! His book is easily accessible, full of practical advice, and provides useful study strategies to carefully guide you - this third edition is a valuable asset wherever you are on your doctoral journey.’- Dr Scott Buckler, University of WorcesterBased on his extensive experience as a successful thesis supervisor, Paul Oliver shows you how to turn your notes and data into a finished thesis or dissertation.Fully up-to-date ...

Publishing Findings During Preparation of the Thesis
Publishing Findings During Preparation of the Thesis

In this chapter we examine some of the advantages and disadvantages of trying to publish an academic article while working on your thesis. We advise you on how to select a subject for your article, how to choose an appropriate journal, and how to meet their requirements. Finally we discuss the refereeing process typical of academic journals.

Study Strategies
  • Select several journals which you feel would be relevant for your article. Consider writing a brief letter to the editor of each journal explaining that you are a research student seeking to publish some of your research. Ask if the editor can send you either a list of criteria used to assess submitted ...
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