• PhD Book Set

PhD Book Set

  • $55.00


  • 10 or more $42.00

Contains 4 of our most popular books for PhD students

Turbocharge Your Writing

If you want to be an academic or researcher you have to write. And if you want to be a successful academic or researcher you have to write a lot. Yet many academics and researchers never learn the techniques and strategies that can significantly increase their writing productivity.

Table of contents:

  • Getting Started
  • Some Writing Myths
  • Two Golden Hours
  • But It's Not Good Enough
  • Keep Writing
  • The Tool Box

The Seven Secrets of Highly Successful Research Students

Rate yourself on the seven secrets and work out what exactly you can do to improve your progress. Topics covered include dealing with your supervisor, writing, being realistic, and hanging in there when the going gets tough.

Table of contents:

  • Care and maintenance of your supervisor
  • Write and show as you go: This is show and tell not hide and seek
  • Be realistic: It's not a Nobel Prize
  • Say no to distractions: Even the fun ones and the ones you think you must do
  • It's a job: That means working nine to five but you get holidays
  • Get help: You are not an owner-operator single person business
  • You can do it: A PhD is 90% persistence and 10% intelligence

Time for Research: Time Management for academics, researchers and PhD Students

Three years might seem like ages when you're starting out, but without some strategies, it's gone in no time. Find out about rolling plans, dealing with distractions and interruptions, managing paper and staying motivated.

Table of contents:

  • Taking control of your time
  • Priorities - the big rocks
  • Procrastination
  • Staying motivated
  • Overcommitting and saying no
  • Planning
  • Daily planning
  • Distractions
  • Part-time study and work
  • Email
  • Paperwork
  • Working smarter
  • Avoidance

Defeating Self-Sabotage: Getting your PhD finished

Procrastination, perfectionism, over-committing. Sound familiar? Learn how to identify your own patterns, find out what might be behind them, and work out what you can do to tackle them so that you can get your thesis finished.

Table of contents:

  • The secret life of the PhD student
  • What is self-sabotage?
  • The down side of self-sabotage
  • Defeating self-sabotage
  • Overcommitting: it's enough already
  • Procrastination: I'll start when I feel like it
  • Perfectionism / writer's block: It's not a Nobel prize (sadly!)
  • The ultimate defeating SELF-SABotage tool
  • 20 excellent excuses for not starting work on your PhD

 

This title is also available in electronic format (downloadable PDF).