Top 10 tips to writing up your PhD

Writing your PhD thesis can be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to contribute to your field, relate to your peers with similar interests, and challenge your understanding. While the process is incredibly rewarding, it is also challenging to most candidates and so best to be appropriately prepared. Here, we’ve put together a handy guide – so you know exactly what to expect and some ways you may address the daily challenges. As with all our Insider's Insights, the current guide also provides links to a host of ready resources.

In our (humble) opinions, perseverance and finishing the job are the two most important traits and qualities you need to write up your thesis (almost as important as getting some results). Yes the writing process is hard work. Yes it takes time. But, with the completion of each chapter you are another milestone closer to your future. If things get too dark you can cheer yourself up by visiting the PhD comic website which documents almost every eventuality you might experience during your study. You may however find it too close for comfort. 

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