The reVIVAl

'When the weight we carry breaks us, we're tempted to stay down; But every road to recovery starts at the breakdown.' - Rise Against, Miracle

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One year on

Today, it’s a year since I had the viva that turned everything I thought I knew on its head and threw my post-PhD plans into the air.

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Well, that’s the relatively fun and easy part done.

I have conquered the reading list. I have read all the relevant parts of all the books and articles I was told to read in order to succeed at this godforsaken PhD. Unfortunately, that means I have to move on to the editing and writing, which I’m emphatically NOT looking forward to.

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The Viva Prep Post

For the past week and a half, I’ve been meticulously going over all my knowledge about my thesis in order to be ready for anything my examiners throw at me.

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