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Dr Jennie Riley completed her PhD at Durham University from 2017-2020, funded by the AHRC’s Northern Bridge Consortium. Her background is in Theology and Religion, with a particular penchant for studying evangelicalism, healthcare, lived religion, and death. She currently works at the University of Aberdeen in the Health Services Research Unit, and dreams of one day being able to turn her doodles into publications. Follow her on Twitter: @JennieARiley1

Writing Up: What Worked for Me

In this article, Jennie Riley shares how she tackled the writing-up process, including creating a timetable and breaking down her work into smaller goals, ultimately leading to a successful draft.

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Publishing from your PhD – What I Wish I’d Known

In this article, Jennie Riley shares what she learned about publishing from her PhD experience. She provides tips on why she decided to publish solo-authored articles instead of turning her thesis into a book, the difference between submitting a chapter and an article, the importance of resilience, and reframing feedback.

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PREP: A Non-Traditional Route To PhD

Discover Nayanna Mercado-Soto’s non-traditional path to pursuing a PhD in Biomedical Sciences by participating in a Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP). Read about how this program helped her gain research experience, improve her communication skills, and prepare for the grad school application cycle.

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