Day 26: How do you react when things go wrong in your PhD?

By James Hayton,
August 10, 2018
James Hayton is a former physicist, PhD coach and author of "PhD: An uncommon guide"
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It's inevitable that things will go wrong throughout your PhD. How you react when this happens is possibly even more important than how you plan or organize your research.Do you avoid the problem by checking email, or switch to working on something else to stay busy? Or do you slow down and take some time to think?

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