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Dates for 2018-19 have been confirmed. Please visit www.maynoothuniversity.ie/rsdp for further information.
Minimum enrolment 10 students.
The module will prepare students for the completion and defence of their thesis and life after their PhD, including career strategy, disseminating their work, applying for scholarships and jobs.
Dissertation completion: Review of NUIM requirements
Using EndNote to manage bibliographies and references
Abstracts, Acknowledgements, Table of Contents
Using good Referencing SystemsβTables and Diagrams
Technical production of thesis
Making corrections Viva preparation: Aims and purpose of the Viva
Modes of advance preparation
Responding effectively to questions about research
Dealing with critics and reviewers
Including mock vivas
Dissemination of dissertation: Locating projects in a wider field of scholarship and learning
Developing a sense of the scholarly and social value of your research project
Post-doctoral publications: submitting manuscripts or proposals to publishers and preparing articles for scholarly or other journals.
Career strategy: Post-PhD
Research and teaching careers
Applying for postdoctoral scholarships
Research grant writing and applications
CV Writing and cover letter writing. Job Interviews