PhD Money Matters: Funding a Final Year

Most funding bodies fund PhD research for three years (full time) and five years for part time students, maybe four at a push for full-timers, and six for part timers. Other students successfully plan to self-fund, or partially self-fund for the initial three or five years. However, we all know (on the down-low) that many projects extend beyond the funding/planned period. So what do people do?

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Why Not Film Your PhD Research?

Filming research gives researchers the opportunity to democratise access to their work, as well as to promote it in the academic market. In this blog entry, FERSA interviews Dr Mona Jebril about her experience in turning from MonaR (the researcher) to MonaF (the filmmaker), and what advice she would give for those who are interested in filming their research.

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