Congratulations! You are about to start on a challenging and rewarding PhD journey at the University of York. A little about myself before I jump into the fascinating details of this journey. My name is Estelia Bórquez Sánchez, and I am from Chile (South America). In August last year, I was awarded my PhD degree in … Continue reading Starting your PhD and surviving the journey
The PhD journey: Am I making enough progress?
The PhD journey can be described as an emotional rollercoaster, with many highs and lows. Every PhD student is unique (cultural, religious, ethnicity, others), and there are many paths you can take throughout this journey. Sometimes, you can feel that other PhD students are miles ahead of you, but you should not be discouraged about … Continue reading The PhD journey: Am I making enough progress?
The PhD journey: A great but challenging experience
In August last year, I was awarded my PhD degree in education (Science Education) from the University of York. Since finishing my doctoral studies, I have been reflecting on what I did and should have done better. I considered it would be a good idea to write down some of my observations that might be … Continue reading The PhD journey: A great but challenging experience
How to Thrive & Survive in Your PhD
Hi there, thanks for stopping by! Whether you are a new PhD student or are almost at the end of this challenging journey, I would like to invite you to participate in our series of How to Thrive & Survive in Your PhD sessions, organised by PhDs, for PhDs! A little about myself before I jump into … Continue reading How to Thrive & Survive in Your PhD