EDEN Seminar: How to Design Your PhD

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar


This seminar helps early stage doctoral students design their research project. In particular, participants will: acknowledge process, philosophical, and methodological ambiguities in their research; understand the interplay between theory, method, data, rhetoric, and authorship in their research; apply a framework of 21 questions to focus and design their research; diagnose the current strengths and weaknesses of their research; learn strategies for literature review, theory development, and theory testing; formulate alternative research ideas and research questions; design a literature review; discuss alternative qualitative research designs; discuss alternative quantitative research designs; develop a conceptual model; discuss alternative measurements; design data collection and analysis; design their thesis project.
Period26 Oct 201530 Oct 2015
Event typeConference
LocationBrussels, Belgium