This content can be saved to the "My Activity" tab in your user profile. Being an international student in Australia, doing two postgraduate degrees and working at the same time was apparently not enough for me.
So instead of choosing to do a professional project and finishing my degree, I decided to do a research project. If you must know, I literally had no idea of how to do a research project or how to write a thesis. So I went to my professor and told him about my plans to complete a research project for my final semester.
In the past few months I have learned a lot of lessons that I want to share, in case you also decide to follow this route without any prior knowledge of how to do a research project! Find the right supervisor My professor asked a faculty member to become my supervisor.
I floated an idea about what area I was interested in working on, and she agreed to keep an eye on me. She is patient with me, she knows my shortcomings and she always motivates me even if I am unable to see myself progressing. Having such a supervisor makes this journey very comfortable and easy.
I told you earlier that I did not have any clue about how to do a research project. I communicated my weakness openly to my supervisor and warned her in advance that I would be asking stupid questions throughout the duration of my project just so I could get an idea of what I was doing.
The credit indeed goes to her, but it is ultimately your responsibility to communicate with your supervisor and ask as many questions as you need to. Select the right topic Your topic will determine your project.
It should be interesting and it should be something that you really want to investigate.
So never rely on others for recommendations about what should be your topic of research. Try to read and think a lot and you will find an area of interest.
Explore your inner self, even if it takes time.
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In a few weeks you will start gathering your thoughts and realize what you actually are interested in researching. Keep your plan realistic Your topic could be the best in the field, but do you have enough resources to finish the project?
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