un-slumping yourself: research & presenting at conferences erika piazzoli, phd candidate...
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UN-SLUMPING YOURSELF: research & presenting at conferences Erika Piazzoli, PhD candidate Supervisors: Dr Julie Dunn and Dr Claire Kennedy Slide 2 MY RESEARCH JOURNEY Slide 3 Congratulations! Today is your day. You're off to Great Places! You're off and away! Slide 4 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... Slide 5 BEGINNING the PhD journey: MYTHS Crying at meetings Putting on weight Losing friends Slide 6 LITERATURE REVIEW Solitude Alienation Doubt Slide 7 RESEARCH DESIGN Supervisors & Support Slide 8 DATA COLLECTION Setting off on a journey Slide 9 DATA IMMERSION Floating in the data Slide 10 Except when you dont. Because, sometimes, you wont Slide 11 DATA ANALYSIS Getting stuck Slide 12 Youll 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 Slide 13 UN-SLUMPING YOURSELF Conferences as inspiration Concrete deadlines BUTbe selective! Conferences: tools to focus your analysis Publishing papers Travelling Slide 14 Slide 15 CONFERENCES: STRATEGIES Prepare & Practice! Linklater Voice Training http://www.thelinklatercenter.com/ http://www.thelinklatercenter.com/ Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) http://www.nlp.com.au/about-nlp.html http://www.nlp.com.au/about-nlp.html Authenticity! Slide 16 OTHER UN-SLUMPING STRATEGIES HDR meetings / Speakers Groups Discussing the data with friends Going back to my initial ideas Taking time off / holidays Slide 17 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. Slide 18 LIFE BALANCING Work PhD Social Life Health Slide 19 PROCRASTINATION Waiting for the snow to snow Slide 20 FINISHING THE PHD Facing anxiety Assertiveness Discussing findings Slide 21 EDITING: STAYING MOTIVATED Life after the PhD Slide 22 Youre off to great places! Today is your day. Your mountain is waiting. So get on your way! Slide 23 THANK YOU! email@example.com