MPhil

Master of Philosophy

Yesterday I had my MPhil viva, which somehow I managed to pass, despite having spent the last two weeks worrying about it. I still have to make some minor corrections requested by the examiners—things like “this section would be clearer…
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Thesis (almost) finished

Got an email from my supervisor today, just a few minor changes needed to my thesis and a final summary of conclusions saying how brilliant the research is and then it is ready to submit! With any luck, I’ll be…
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First draft of thesis

After another week’s worth of work, I’ve got to the stage where I have a complete full first draft of my thesis, all the way from the abstract to the conclusions. It’s now in my supervisors’ inboxes awaiting comments, though…
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Trundling along slowly

Thesis is still trundling along at an embarrassingly slow rate, I just don’t seem to have time to work on it. I have managed to finish another draft of a technical report and email it to my supervisors, but chapters…
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Marching on with the thesis

I seem to have spent most of the Easter weekend working on my thesis, which was rather boring but I’ve made lots of progress—one whole chapter is redrafted and emailed to my supervisor, and a technical report template is also…
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Research progress

Quick update on my research as people keep asking how it’s going… I have finally got 20 participants for my experiment, which is enough to use in my thesis, although it’s still open if you want to take part. In…
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