Why would you do a PhD? Reflections of a relieved PhD student

Why would you do a PhD? As a full time nursing leader working in an acute NHS Trust while pursuing a part-time PhD, I’m what could be described as a ‘rare breed’. I often wish I had more company on this increasingly isolating journey. My feelings of being on my own leads me to ask…

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Reflections of a Trailblazer …part 1: my research journey.

This post is the first in a summer ‘Reflections of a Trailblazer’ blogpost series that will capture my thoughts on transformational leadership, nursing research, pursuing work-study-life balance, seizing opportunities and making a difference in the world.  The series begins with a focus on my journey as a mature research student. Future posts will capture my…

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Who am I, what am I about? 

Who am I? What am I about? Interesting questions! I promise not to get too philosophical on you or to start talking about paradigms and epistemology very often. I’ll leave that until I’m well into my PhD and start experiencing paradigm shifts in the way I view life and the world.😂 For now, I have…

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