A kitten in the garden! My 1st Doctoral Symposium

Having had a very stimulating three days attending University of Hull’s Doctoral Symposium “Operationalising Postgraduate Research:real journeys, real voices,digital worlds” #DSHull I slept late this morning. Sitting at the kitchen window eating a leisurely breakfast I saw a cat walking down the garden path, behind her were 5 very small, and very cute, kittens.  It … More A kitten in the garden! My 1st Doctoral Symposium

Examining my position

. My first assignment asks me to explain how my positionality as a researcher might influence my selection of topic, aims,research question, methodology and methods. I felt a strong need to examine the word positionality, what is my position and where has this come from? The University of Strathclyde uses this definition “positionality which refers, … More Examining my position

Preparing to write

I write everyday, it is a part of the day job, however it is sometime since I have prepared to write anything longer than a few hundred words. I’ve been refecting on what worked for me during my MA. I always started with the reading – Recommended reading first followed by anything that leaped out … More Preparing to write