I attended a session titled 'Project Management', which was very useful! The tutor showed us some methods for applying a scientific model of corporate or programme management to an academic environment. Specifically, three factors: cost, time and scope, represented as the Triple Constraint triangle model was interesting. It gives you a clear idea of how [...]
I had another meeting with my supervisors this week. My next step is to start writing a statement about the research plan and the literature review chapter of my thesis, which will be assessed in September. I am about to plunge into writing!
Week 6 became a starting point to complete writing one chapter by this summer. I started using EndNote on my Macbook. I can't still fully handle it, but I managed to integrate my new bibliography with an old version of it. I also started recording my reading diary and the summaries with Evernote. There is [...]
Week 5 was tough for me, but I have learnt a lot and taken things positively. I will improve a way of sending reports to my supervisors, for example: revise papers with tracked changes turned on after accepting comments, and leave what I have added to the paper clearly. I will also spend more time [...]