Week 47: Methodological amendments

I made some methodological amendments to my research. I had planned to conduct interviews and focus groups for qualitative data collection in my fieldwork, but decided not to conduct them, and to devote my fieldwork to observing and recording real-life clinical consultations, and to analyse the audio data. The main reason for this amendment is […]

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Week 46: Feeling like I am rushing

I spent unproductive days last week; it was like being lost in a maze. But I have returned to my study routine this week. I have tried to write for two hours a day, which has given me many ideas, enough to make the methodology section clearer and to write the outlines and some sections […]

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Week 45: Non-productive

I haven’t achieved any of my goals for Week 45! I hit a wall whenever I try to demonstrate that my methodology section meets my research objectives exactly. My supervisor has told me that this can be one of the biggest challenges for any researcher. That may be true, but I need to overcome it […]

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Week 44: Initiated contact with participants

I have been distracted by emotional ups and downs in my private life and have not made good progress editing my thesis. But the biggest achievement from Week 44 was that I initiated contact with prospective participants of my research, and they all confirmed their willingness to take part in it! On 1st November, when […]

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