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What is a PhD?

Definitions like "a PhD is a significant contribution to the body of knowledge" don't really tell you what you need to do...

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The basic principles every PhD student needs to know

In this talk from The National University of Ireland (Galway), we look at the fundamental aspects of PhD research and how to develop your academic skills.

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What we do

We help PhD students to get through their PhD faster and with less stress...

... by providing courses to develop research, project-management and writing skills and by providing ongoing guidance and community support.


Step-by-step courses to help you develop and apply key skills

Weekly zoom calls

Weekly group zoom calls with James. Each week we cover a different theme or problem and hold an open Q&A where you can ask anything.

Writing groups

Regular online writing groups for company and accountability

Support community

Post questions, share resources and connect with other members


There are two membership options, monthly or yearly, available in British pounds, euros or US dollars.

Monthly membership:

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Yearly membership:

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The academy membership works best when you let us know a little about yourself and the problems you're facing. This way, we know you before you join and can help you from the start.

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