Turning Your Thesis into a Monograph

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You’ve passed your viva and got your life back. Now everyone keeps asking, “When are you
going to publish your PhD?” You’re vaguely aware of what’s involved, but you’re not sure
where to start. There are so many options, decisions, and conflicting experiences. What’s
right for you? And, more importantly, how long will it take?

Learning Outcomes: 

You'll learn about:

  • Identifying and approaching publishers
  • Writing an effective book proposal
  • Understanding the differences between a thesis and a monograph
  • Deciding on the right structure
  • Developing a productive writing process

This training is aimed at late-stage PhD students and Early Career Researchers in the arts and

About the trainer:

This session will be delivered by Dr Catherine Pope. Catherine is the training lead and coach specialising in supporting researchers and academics in the Higher Education sector. She has worked with PhD students through to Professors, helping them to break down complex challenges into more manageable tasks. She has written two books, How to Finish Your PhD and How to Publish Your PhD.

**Please note, this course requires a £20 deposit which will be refunded once you have attended the course, or have cancelled your place at least 72 hours before the course start date. Please see our full Terms and Conditions for more information.  

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