6 things I wish someone had told me at the beginning of my PhD

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My presentation for new research students based on my own experience at the beginning of my Masters/PhD.
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  • Thanks all for nice comments and for sharing links. I didn't imagine so many would see it, but I'm happy to share. I hope to upload more presentations sooner or later, PhD permitting.
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  • This is very awesome true 'Get to know your rights and ask for them'.
    It is our right and we should know how to ask from them and used that right that we have.
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  • Nice ppt, Followed you :D
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  • Good one :)

    Great to see the phdcomics link :)
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  • 1. 6 things I wish someone had told me at the beginning of my PhD Jodie Martin PhD candidate Linguistics Dr – 1 year http://www.flickr.com/photos/almodozo/503887163/ And a few optional extras
  • 2. 1. You don’t need to know everything before you start http://www.flickr.com/photos/fouquier/4956707000/
  • 3. 2. Plan ahead for Ethics Committee submission – but don’t be scared http://www.flickr.com/photos/cdevers/4602805654/
  • 4. 3. Small is beautiful http://www.flickr.com/photos/stijnvogels/14885399/
  • 5. 4. Get to know your rights and ask for them* http://www.flickr.com/photos/honcompany/5363387779/
  • 6. 4. Get to know your rights and ask for them* http://www.flickr.com/photos/honcompany/5363387779/ *you have a right to a lockable filing cabinet, but not a giant lockable filing cabinet. Sorry.
  • 7. 5. You’ll get there http://www.flickr.com/photos/trucolorsfly/352573802/
  • 8. 6. Community, community, community! http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevenwarburton/3209461104/
  • 9. 6. Community, community, community! BLOG http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevenwarburton/3209461104/
  • 10. 6. Community, community, community! BLOG TWITTER http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevenwarburton/3209461104/
  • 11. 6. Community, community, community! BLOG TWITTER http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevenwarburton/3209461104/
  • 12. Some not-so-serious (yet useful!) information
  • 13. Some not-so-serious (yet useful!) information
  • 14. Some not-so-serious (yet useful!) information Don’t let your participants choose their own codenames
  • 15. Some not-so-serious (yet useful!) information http://theg33k.tumblr.com/post/417890138/hiding-in-your-book-fortress-wont-save-you-nerdy Don’t let your participants choose their own codenames
  • 16. Some not-so-serious (yet useful!) information http://theg33k.tumblr.com/post/417890138/hiding-in-your-book-fortress-wont-save-you-nerdy Don’t let your participants choose their own codenames Don’t let your desk become a fire hazard: don’t borrow every book or print every article
  • 17. Some not-so-serious (yet useful!) information http://theg33k.tumblr.com/post/417890138/hiding-in-your-book-fortress-wont-save-you-nerdy http://www.flickr.com/photos/shewatchedthesky/2951156700/ Don’t let your participants choose their own codenames Don’t let your desk become a fire hazard: don’t borrow every book or print every article
  • 18. Some not-so-serious (yet useful!) information http://theg33k.tumblr.com/post/417890138/hiding-in-your-book-fortress-wont-save-you-nerdy http://www.flickr.com/photos/shewatchedthesky/2951156700/ Don’t let your participants choose their own codenames Don’t let your desk become a fire hazard: don’t borrow every book or print every article We’re all a little fragile about our research at first
  • 19. Some not-so-serious (yet useful!) websites Click for links! 750words.com
  • 20. The best thing you can check out to make everyone’s life less coma-inducing! http://www.slideshare.net/jessedee/you-suck-at-powerpoint Click for link!
  • 21. Good luck! [email_address] @jazzlinguist http://www.flickr.com/photos/rachelpatterson/4620389815/