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Posts from ‘October, 2010’

How to formulate a research question

I had difficulty nailing down the thing I was interested in as a researchable question for my Masters dissertation. I found ‘The Craft of Research by Booth, Colomb and Williams’ (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing and Publishing) really helpful then, and also for trying to formulate a research question for my PhD. This book has […]

Should I apply for a PhD?

This is the $64,000 question that many grad students will be asking themselves about now – you enjoyed your first degree, maybe you’ve gotten interested in a particular topic in a postgrad course, and you’re wondering if the PhD route is for you. I’m currently an Arts & Humanities PhD student in the UK system […]

The importance of Trust in Care as a Practice

Finally – a post that’s relevant to my research. It’s my first one, so go easy one me. This brief post on the ethic of care considers the relation aspect of practical care-giving, and questions whether the important factor that does the work is actually the existence of trust between the cared-for and care giver. […]