EDEN Doctoral Seminar on How to Design your PhD

Organizer: 
EIASM
Dates: 
November 8, 2021 to November 12, 2021
Location: 
Brussels, Belgium
Target Group: 
Event Language: 
English
Submission deadline: 
September 8, 2021

This seminar helps early stage PhD candidates design their research project. In particular, participants will:

  • acknowledge process, philosophical, and methodological ambiguities in their research;
  • understand the interplay between theory, method, data, rhetoric, and authorship in their research;
  • apply a framework of 21 questions to focus and design their research;
  • diagnose the current strengths and weaknesses of their research;
  • learn strategies for literature review, theory development, and theory testing;
  • formulate alternative research ideas and research questions;
  • design a literature review;
  • discuss alternative qualitative research designs;
  • discuss alternative quantitative research designs;
  • develop a conceptual model;
  • discuss alternative measurements;
  • design data collection and analysis;
  •  design their thesis project.