I'm a PhD candidate at The University of Manchester. My research focuses on the experiences of visible ethnic minorities who are native English speaking teachers (VEM-NESTs for short). I mostly blog about the messy process of 'doing' research in my field. I also write about other aspects of being a doctoral student, such as teaching university level courses or learning how to use social networking tools. All views expressed are my own.
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Category Archives: Doing Data (Generation and Analysis)
I’ve been working with my data for the past few weeks and one of the most painful yet (hopefully) rewarding activities I’ve had to manage is the act of processing the data. Before you can even being to analyse your … Continue reading
On the 1st of March, 2012 I started on a new 30 day challenge to kick start my data preparation process into high gear by setting what I thought was an attainable goal: transcribe for 15 minutes a day, for … Continue reading
Having two supervisors can be an amazing plus, particularly if they work well together and yet have very different views on your PhD. However, it can be rather unnerving to have a joint supervision meeting with two academics in the … Continue reading