con’founding, adj.That which confounds; destroying, confusing, perplexing, amazing, etc.: see the verb.
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I should have written “I’m done!”nearly three years ago. I couldn’t face it. Finishing my PhD was soul-destroying. I had several changes in supervision* and a sizeable disagreement with my incoming supervisors about the work I had already produced, which … Continue reading
I finished my PhD. It was quite a while ago now. You can download a pdf here, or via the University of Southampton. In short, I found that volunteering was associated with a small, positive effect on political activity. However, … Continue reading
I have been having trouble formulating an important argument in one of my PhD papers, so I’m going to rehearse it here. If anyone could help me to refine it, I’d be eternally grateful if you’d let me know… Longitudinal … Continue reading
Apparently there’s more to research than survey data – who knew? Those who have been paying attention will remember that I have used the National Child Development Study (NCDS) to examine the relationship between volunteering and political activity for the … Continue reading
My supervisor has suggested that I leave this question alone for a little while, so of course I can’t… (For those of you who can’t countenance studying something before defining it, please bear in mind that I pretty much have … Continue reading