After half a year of reading up on relevant, political scientific literature,and some additional methods training, I was given the task to come up with a feasible thesis project, which would address one single topic to be dealt with in slightly different ways, by 3 separate studies. These studies would be separate but related, to finally come together as an article-based thesis. They also had to tap into the interests of the CSPL, the Committee on Standards in Public Life, which I am collaborating with. Continue reading “Developing a thesis: first steps ✓”
It doesn’t feel like it’s been too long since I’ve started my PhD (in October 2016), yet my annual review is already looming. While a year seems like a long time, time does fly.
Still it does not feel like an annual review and it actually, really, genuinely isn’t one… Continue reading “‘Year’ 1”