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Academics Believing in Their Subject Area

I have recently been a PhD student at University of Exeter. In some of corridors in Baring Court (the education area), there were student posters that represented PhD projects, MA projects, BAs etc. I read some of the theology ones, … Continue reading

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Rejecting Other Ways of Thinking – Some Neural Network Theory

I have recently completed and passed (yay!) a PhD on discovery writing. When researching writing and thinking ‘processes’, I came across the sense that the human brain works as a neural network. Neural networks model thinking in terms of connections, … Continue reading

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Why are PhDs so Difficult for Arts Students?

I consider myself an arts student. I am an arty photographer, and hold degrees (BA and MA) in Literature. I have recently finished a PhD on ‘discovery writing’ within an education department. I enjoyed my BA and MA experiences, perhaps … Continue reading

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Creativity vs Criticism

Creating something is very different to being critical of something that someone else has created. To create something is to bring something into being. To be critical is to look at something that already exists and to then say something … Continue reading

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