Professor Andrew McRae shares his reflections on the doctoral journey as incoming Dean of Postgraduate Research

Professor Andrew McRae

 

Andrew McRae is Professor of Renaissance Studies in the Department of English; and  Dean of Postgraduate Research and the Exeter Doctoral College.

 

 

One hundred years of solitude ….?

Those students beginning their journeys towards a PhD this year are doing so precisely one hundred years after the first students enrolled for this degree (or, specifically, the ‘DPhil’) at the University of Oxford.…

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) 2017

3MT Winners and judges

An 80,000 word thesis would take 9 hours to present

Their time limit…3 minutes

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a National competition for postgraduate research students, run by research organisation Vitae. 3MT® challenges doctoral candidates to present a compelling spoken presentation on their research topic and its significance in just three minutes.…