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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Methodology chapter done…almost. ALMOST!!! I’ve divided this chapter into two main sections: the rationale for the methodological approach that I used and the research report, which is a descriptive, transparent account of the data generation phase. I originally set out … Continue reading
I find the time between the last paper marked and the new term induction week to be ‘me-time’ or ‘PhD time’. As a working student doing a full time PhD I’ve had a lot of different priorities to juggle through … Continue reading
Your write an abstract several months ahead of a conference you’d like to attend. You proceed to forget about the content of the abstract for a while until you finally realise that the actual conference paper has to be submitted … Continue reading