Book 2006

Mastering Your PhD

Survival and Success in the Doctoral Years and Beyond

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ISBN: 978-3-540-33387-6 (Print) 978-3-540-33388-3 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-X

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-5

    Introduction

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    Chapter

    Pages 7-10

    Getting Started

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    Pages 11-19

    Setting Goals and Objectives

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    Chapter

    Pages 21-26

    How to Think Like a Scientist

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    Chapter

    Pages 27-35

    Designing Good Experiments

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    Chapter

    Pages 37-42

    Charting your Progress Month by Month

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    Chapter

    Pages 43-49

    Dealing with Setbacks

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    Chapter

    Pages 51-64

    The Art of Good Communication or How to get along with your lab mates et al.

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    Chapter

    Pages 65-74

    The Art of Good Communication

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    Chapter

    Pages 75-79

    Searching the Scientific Literature

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    Chapter

    Pages 81-89

    Your First International Conference

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    Chapter

    Pages 91-99

    From Data to Manuscript

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    Chapter

    Pages 101-104

    Celebrate Your Success

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    Chapter

    Pages 105-112

    How to Cope with Your Annual Evaluation

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    Chapter

    Pages 113-122

    The Final Year

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    Chapter

    Pages 123-133

    Putting it all Together

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    Chapter

    Pages 135-144

    Writing Your Doctoral Thesis with Style

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    Chapter

    Pages 145-150

    The Final Act

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    Chapter

    Pages 151-154

    Lessons Learned

  21. Back Matter

    Pages 155-156