The Nordic PhD: Surviving and Succeeding (New edition)

The Nordic PhD: Surviving and Succeeding (New edition)

By: Christopher McMaster (editor), Jakob Rosenkrantz de Lasson (editor), Caterina Murphy (editor)Paperback

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The Nordic PhD: Surviving and Succeeding is an edited book written for prospective and current doctoral students by a mix of doctoral students and those who have recently completed their doctorates. The premise is simple: if you could go back in time and talk with yourself when you began your studies, what advice would you give? Isn't hindsight a bonus? If only I knew then what I know now! The Nordic PhD: Surviving and Succeeding follows editions focused on study in Aotearoa New Zealand, Australia, the U.K., U.S., and South Africa. What sets The Nordic PhD: Surviving and Succeeding apart from many others on the market is its down-to-earth and practical approach. Furthermore, its originality also lies in the fact that it is grounded in the context of doctoral studies in the Nordic countries.

About Author

Christopher McMaster (PhD) has been lead editor on all editions of the `Survive and Succeed' series. He completed a PhD in education from the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. His thesis was based on a critical ethnography of developing inclusive culture in an Aotearoa New Zealand high school. He has taught at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels in the USA, UK and New Zealand. Christopher was most recently an Assistant Professor of Education at Augsburg College, Minneapolis, USA. He now lives in New Zealand, developing a model of alternative education within a mainstream high school, and can be contacted at drchrismcmaster@gmail.com. Caterina Murphy (PhD) has been the editing partner across the global `Survive and Succeed' series of books. She has a Master of Education (Hons) from Massey University and a PhD (Indigenous Studies) from Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi. Mentoring and lifting the aspirations of others is her passion. Her professional and research interests include career counselling, early years' education, teaching practice, mentoring, qualitative research, gifted education and oral history methodology. She is currently the Head of Enhanced Learning at Edgecumbe College. This is her eighth edited book and she can be contacted at academicexpressnz@xtra.co.nz. Jakob Rosenkrantz de Lasson (PhD) is a Danish engineer in physics and nanotechnology, and obtained his PhD in nanophotonics (2015) from the Technical University of Denmark. In 2016, he joined the company TICRA in Copenhagen in a position as research engineer, where he currently focuses on consulting and R&D on antennas for satellites and space missions. Jakob is a co-editor on this Nordic edition in the `Survive and Succeed' series.

Contents

Lene Tanggaard/Charlotte Wegener: Foreword: Enjoy the Journey - Preface and Acknowledgments - Part One: Practical Matters - Simon Krogh: Technological Tools for 21st Century PhDs - Julian Geiger: Paper Is Power: The Art of Making Notes - Andreas Kamstrup: Feedback as an Integral Part of Academic Writing - Roope A. Kallionpaa: Failures and Setbacks: Contaminated Cell Cultures, Missing Data and Rejected Manuscripts - Jakob Rosenkrantz de Lasson: Writing the PhD Thesis: Planning, Getting Started and Getting Done - Part Two: New Opportunities - Christine Cox Eriksson: I Feel Like a Complete Idiot! Starting a PhD Program in a New Field - Anne Vorre Hansen: Returning to Academia - BethAnne Paulsrud: But Do I Really Have Anything to Say? Conferences and the PhD Student - Part Three: Wellbeing and Support - Kamma Overgaard Hansen: Maintaining Your Mental Health All the Way Through the PhD Process - Bethany Rogers: My Disability Does Not Define Me - Laurie Prange: Studying with Sensory Processing Disorder: Reframing Disabilities as Strengths - Part Four: A Matter of Relationships - Louise Floor Frellsen: The Evolving Relationship Between Supervisor and PhD Student - BethAnne Paulsrud: You, Your Supervisor, and the Importance of fika - Natasha A. Webster: Parental Leave During Your PhD: Planning, Plotting and Passing! - Carsten Lund Pedersen: Boundary Spanning Research: The Industrial PhD - Part Five: Going North to Study - Julie A. Niziurski/Judy Bruce/Sharon Stein/Christopher McMaster: No Tuition at All? Opportunities for the International Student - Luke John Murphy: Speaking Scandinavian: From the Classroom to the Lunch Room - Andrei Andryieuski: Challenges for International PhD Students Studying in Scandinavia - About the Contributors.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781433150043
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 162
  • ID: 9781433150043
  • weight: 270
  • ISBN10: 1433150042
  • edition: New edition

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