Ethics Approved 6 May 2022 I still can’t quite get my head around the fact that this has come through but apparently, I have now received Ethical approval for my research .. so all I have to do now is actually do it .. this has […]
https://ahappyphd.org/posts/journaling-tips/ Interesting blog post about Journalling through the PhD.
The University has approved a recommendation from your department that your registration should be transferred to a confirmed PhD.    Your maximum completion date for this course is 31 January 2025. Well done in developing a confirmation document that details an interesting study! Confirmation Document Approved […]
Ok so this week I did the PhD Life Raft retreat with the amazing Dr Emma Brodzinksi. It was a bit of a last minute decision as I wasn’t quite sure I would be able to fit it in as I have had a busy week […]
Latest version of my Gantt Chart …
I’m always searching for the ideal workflow in terms of my PhD Research. You would think that having been a PhD student for five years I might actually have it sussed by now but sadly not. I have tried to summarise what I actually do but […]
This is a useful blog post by Steve Rose ( also has a nice handy audio version too) https://steverosephd.com/procrastination-is-not-laziness/ I especially like the bit where Steve suggests that to overcome procrastination, there are four things that might help, namely Focus on progress, not perfection  Clarify your […]
I came across this blog post on PhD Progress by Catherine Pope which really resonated with me. Worth a look if you are feeling that you are struggling to do anything .. I seem to have rather a lot of these ! My list of stuff […]
So I finally managed to submit my PhD Research proposal to my committee last week. I’m now waiting for the next four / five weeks to see what they think and to find out whether or not I can proceed with my plans. It’s taken me […]
I have an old blog at debbaffled.wordpress.com which has some stuff on it between 2014 and 2020.