Putting the puzzle together

By Rachel Cahalane, PhD student. For me, I decided to undertake a PhD because I am very passionate about the research area that I am involved in. However, I think I forgot that by agreeing to do this I was also (unknowingly) agreeing to produce quality pieces of writing. At the beginning, I really struggled … Continue reading Putting the puzzle together

How I made it through in “just” five years!

By Deirdre Lynch, PhD, MIEI. For me, a big part of the challenge was mental. The idea of completing a PhD thesis was so overwhelming to me I could not comprehend ever finishing it. The task was too huge, I could just not see myself completing it. Then a friend told me about a technique … Continue reading How I made it through in “just” five years!