Nieky van Veggel

Nieky van Veggel

Dunmow
Jun
03
Reflecting on: Letting go of my comfortable bioscience identity

Reflecting on: Letting go of my comfortable bioscience identity

It has been a while since posting, and as I am doing final preparations for my EdD vida in 10
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Apr
02
Finding balance through compromising

Finding balance through compromising

As I come to the final write-up phase of my research, I continue thinking about how best to explain the
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May
12
A Grounded Theory conversation

A Grounded Theory conversation

On Wednesday 11 May I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr Oliver Thomson (University College of Osteopathy / The Words Matter
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Mar
06
Virtual research interviews reading list

Virtual research interviews reading list

After spending most of the day writing about how I did my EdD research, I have been thinking about the
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Dec
08
Academic success and failure - my message to my first year undergrads

Academic success and failure - my message to my first year undergrads

Talking to a number of first year students about stress leading up to exam time, and about fear of failure,
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Nov
26
“Just do it”… but how? Reflections on becoming a grounded theorist

“Just do it”… but how? Reflections on becoming a grounded theorist

As I reach the final stages of my doctoral research, and am close to having developed a substantive grounded theory,
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Jul
27
New seminar presentation

New seminar presentation

Hi all, Last Saturday I was invited to give a presentation at a Queens University (ON, Canada) community of practice
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Jul
18
Why I am still working full-time

Why I am still working full-time

Hi all, The anniversary of my mum's passing is a moment of reflection every year. As I sit down with
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Jun
09
3 things I wish I knew before starting my EdD

3 things I wish I knew before starting my EdD

I am currently sitting on the sofa with my youngest son fast asleep on my lap. I have just finished
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Jun
09
Paper alert

Paper alert

Is there a wild animal welfare emergency facilitated by negative linguistic framing in wildlife population control studies? Emma Frances Randall
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