PhD procrastination

Procrastination means doing almost anything to avoid or delay doing the thing you are supposed to be doing. Often, we procrastinate when we are overwhelmed or fear failing the task at hand. We also procrastinate because it can be a fun or relaxing distraction....

PGR self-isolation blog

Following the recent coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), Lincoln Law School has switched to online teaching and has advised its PGR students not to come onto campus for the time being. Many of us are therefore now working from home, sticking to government advise and...

Top Tips for Transfer!

‘Transfer’ refers to the process whereby a PGR student ‘transfers’ from MPhil to PhD. The transfer process will usually take place after one year for full-time PGR students and after two years for part-time PGR students. The process at Lincoln Law School includes the...

E|MPORIUM Paper

Following the annual Postgraduate Showcase Conference in February 2019, I was invited to turn my poster presentation into a paper to submit to E|mporium, which is the University of Lincoln’s postgraduate interdisciplinary journal. I immediately began to write my first...

My Experience with The Brilliant Club

The Brilliant Club is an award-winning charity which seeks to increase the number of pupils from underrepresented backgrounds to progress to highly selective universities. It does this by placing PhD students in state schools to teach a subject which is not...