OA Resources

open source tools, software and platforms for scholar-led approaches to open access.

PhD: Should I walk away or should I stay?

PhD: Should I walk away or should I stay?

Sherran Clarence
Tue, 03/26/2019 – 11:29


I have been thinking recently about my PhD journey because I am trying to write a paper about the challenges of writing a PhD thesis. I’ve been re-reading my research journal and old emails between my supervisor and myself in an effort to piece the journey together more clearly. It’s easier when you are finished with your PhD to look back and see things as not having been as difficult as they were. It may seem to readers of this blog that my own journey was a bright and shiny thing, especially given the ‘I am finished!’ posts I have been able to write in recent months.