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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 29

I was too ill with the snottemp virus  last week to remember to mention that I’ve been granted the funding to go to the Future Technologies Conference and represent the NoObesity Apps. The funding is thanks to the goodwill of my faculty’s conference funding committee and Health Education England who funded the …

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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 26

The NoObesity Apps paper which I submitted for FTC18 has been accepted. Seriously. I know, I can hardly believe it either! Now there’s just the not inconsiderable issues of funding to overcome.  Health Education England have offered to contribute a third of my travel and conference fees, and I have …

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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 24

Have to say that the experience of presenting at the Open Educational Resources (OER) conference was pretty kick ass…. what? That is SO a doctoral level language phrase. It was an awesome experience and privilege to be invited to present to delegates who had travelled to the conference from all …

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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 23

This week has been….interesting…. I have spent most of this week (including the weekend FFS) writing things for work: teaching prep in the shape of detailed fictional families and example referral forms for these families, conference proposals and poster abstracts, an article draft and a little bit of doctoral assignment …

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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 22

Bit late posting this today, but I’ve been busy baking for an event tomorrow. Meanwhile, in doctorate land I’ve realised that I need to ensure my research question(s) investigate whether my VRLE is leading to improvements in patient care and safety. So, I’ve made those changes now, and will use …

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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 20

Someone described this blog as the “Bridget Jones of Doctorates” – I’m (un)reasonably proud of that! Unfortunately (or fortunately for you, dear reader), I have nothing else to say this week because I have been too busy working to have time for anything else. Week 20: read week 19 by clicking …

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