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UN-SLUMPING YOURSELF: research & presenting at conferences. Erika Piazzoli, PhD candidate Supervisors: Dr Julie Dunn and Dr Claire Kennedy. MY RESEARCH JOURNEY. “Congratulations! Today is your day. You're off to Great Places! You're off and away!” . - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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UN-SLUMPING YOURSELF: research & presenting at conferencesErika Piazzoli, PhD candidate

Supervisors: Dr Julie Dunn and Dr Claire Kennedy

MY RESEARCH JOURNEYCongratulations!Today is your day.You're off to Great Places!You're off and away!

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...

BEGINNING the PhD journey: MYTHSCrying at meetingsPutting on weightLosing friends

LITERATURE REVIEWSolitude Alienation Doubt

RESEARCH DESIGN

Supervisors & SupportDATA COLLECTION

Setting off on a journey

DATA IMMERSIONFloating in the dataExcept when you dont. Because, sometimes, you wont

DATA ANALYSIS

Getting stuckYoull come down from the Lurch with an unpleasant bump. And the chances are, then, that youll be in a slump. And when youre in a Slump, youre not in for much fun. Un-slumping yourself is not easily done

UN-SLUMPING YOURSELFConferences as inspirationConcrete deadlines BUTbe selective!

Conferences: tools to focus your analysisPublishing papersTravelling

CONFERENCES: STRATEGIES Prepare & Practice!Linklater Voice Training http://www.thelinklatercenter.com/ Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) http://www.nlp.com.au/about-nlp.html

Authenticity!

OTHER UN-SLUMPING STRATEGIESHDR meetings / Speakers GroupsDiscussing the data with friendsGoing back to my initial ideas

Taking time off / holidays

You'll get mixed up, of course, as you already know. You'll get mixed up with many strange birds as you go. So be sure when you step. Step with care and great tact and remember that Life's a Great Balancing Act.

LIFE BALANCING

Work PhD Social Life HealthPROCRASTINATION

Waiting for the snow to snowFINISHING THE PHDFacing anxietyAssertivenessDiscussing findings

EDITING: STAYING MOTIVATEDLife after the PhDYoure off to great places!Today is your day.Your mountain is waiting.So get on your way!

THANK YOU!

e.piazzoli@griffith.edu.au