Stuck in the middle
A section on those dark years in the middle and how to survive them.
Are you struggling with your ontology, epistemology and methodology? Professors Kevin O’Gorman and Robert Macintosh provide their top then hints to get some clarity on your ologies.
Not everything in your PhD is about your contribution to theory, context and practice. We compiled 10 things every PhD student should try at least once during their journey.
Dr Babak Taheri shares several recommendations for those looking to write a scale development paper.
Are you at that stage in your dissertation or research project where you are considering using mixed-methods? Here are ten hints on how to conduct mixed methods research.
Are you struggling to put together your conceptual framework? Dr Babak Taheri gives you 10 tips on developing a conceptual framework in quantitative studies.
Dr Babak Taheri is an Associate Professor in Marketing and Programmes Director in MSc International Marketing Management pathways at Heriot-Watt University. He has extensive experience in quantitative studies including: scale development and scale validation,...
By about the mid-point of your PhD journey, it becomes apparent that getting a successful completion signals not the end per se, but the end of the beginning. For some, the PhD is the summation of their academic endeavours, allowing you to retire undefeated from the world of education bearing its highest accolade. For others, especially those aspiring to an academic career, PhDs are the entry ticket to a world where reputation is all. So how do you build your academic reputation?
Professors Robert Macintosh and Kevin O’Gorman give their Top 10 hints of your Methodology section.
The PhD process gives you the opportunity to get to grips with a vast amount of literature, positioning PhD students strongly when it comes to publishing journal articles and opportunities to contribute to their respective field. It might seem like yet another task for already time-constrained PhD students, but publishing during the PhD can offer several benefits.