Herman Lelieveldt's popular series offers advice on facing up to the hurdles and challenges of a PhD project. It is based on excerpts from his book Promoveren--Een wegwijzer voor de beginnend wetenschapper (Aksant, 2002, ISBN 90-5260-002-3).

Part 1: Planning and Time Management [ in English] / [ in Dutch]

Part 2: Getting a Grip on the Chaos [ in English] / [ in Dutch]

Part 3: What (Not) to Expect From Your Supervisor [ in English]

Part 4: The Art of Finishing Up [ in English]

Part 5: When Dissertation Writing Hurts (Repetitive Strain Injury and Burnout) [ in English]