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Insider Guides to Success in Academia

‘Insider Guides to Success in Academia’ offer support and practical advice to doctoral students and early career researchers. Covering the topics that really matter, but which often get overlooked, this indispensable series provides practical and realistic guidance to address many of the needs and challenges of trying to operate, and remain, in academia. 

This series of pocket books is edited by Professor Pat Thomson, Professor of Education and independant researcher, Helen Kara

Three books in the series have been published to date, with the remaining three published later in 2020: 

  • Publishing from your Doctoral Research: Create and Use a Publication Strategy - published December 2019
  • 'Making It' as a Contract Researcher: A Pragmatic Look at Precarious Work - published April 2020
  • Being Well in Academia: Ways to Feel Stronger, Safer and More Connected - published August 2020
  • Strategies for Writing a Thesis by Publication in the Social Sciences and Humanities - coming 13 October 2020
  • Reframing and Rethinking Collaboration in Higher Education and Beyond: A Practical Guide for Doctoral Students and Early Career Researchers - coming 13 October 2020
  • Your PhD Survival Guide: Planning, Writing and Succeeding in Your Final Year - coming 22 December 2020

Please visit the publisher's website for full details of each book and to purchase.

Posted on Tuesday 1st September 2020

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