Guest blog post on STEPS

This week's blog post is published on STEPS, a University of Manchester PGR blog. In this blog post I discuss the questions asked during my viva which may be of interest to those looking for more examples of viva questions. Please click on this link to read my blog post: https://manchestersteps.wordpress.com/2015/03/04/how-to-enjoy-your-viva/ Image by rahego via Flickr (CC BY … Continue reading Guest blog post on STEPS

My interview on Viva Survivors

Last week I was interviewed by Nathan Ryder of Viva Survivors and talked briefly about my viva experiences. Please have quick listen by clicking on this link: http://viva-survivors.com/2015/02/episode-35-dr-eljee-javier/ If you're interested in sharing your viva experiences (the good, the bad and everything in-between) do get in touch with Nathan Ryder via Twitter (@DrRyder) or @VivaSurvivors Image … Continue reading My interview on Viva Survivors

Thesis corrections submitted (whew)

I had my viva several weeks ago but since then it's been full steam ahead! I was so focussed on preparing for my viva that I put off preparing for my lectures until the weekend before teaching started. Basically, I've been on catch up mode ever since! This post is a short one on my experiences … Continue reading Thesis corrections submitted (whew)