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Posted by: on October 7, 2016

Being a Rep: up, close and personal with the Business School

As DPhil students, we are in a position that is somewhat in between everyone at the Saïd Business School. We are not just students, not yet faculty. We work next to the MBA or executive students in the library or sit with them in the cafeteria on a daily basis. At the same time, several […]

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Posted by: on September 14, 2016

Summer Conferences

It is summer in Oxford. This means that most undergraduate students are gone, the colleges are more quiet except for the tourists and conference participants roaming around. It is also the time for us DPhil students to go to conferences. There are several big conferences and depending on the subject we focus on, they happen […]

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Posted by: on February 24, 2016

DPhil Conference- A fun milestone to reach

As researchers, it is crucial to present our findings and ideas to the world. We DPhils at the Saïd Business School had the opportunity last week to present our work during an annual student conference. This conference provides a safe, friendly environment to talk about what we are doing, to get feedback and to connect […]

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Posted by: on February 5, 2016

From student to researcher

Recently, we, the first year DPhils in the management research track, had an interesting discussion on identity. Why and how do people think about themselves as part of a certain group? In my case: why do I see myself as a student? How will I change this identity and see myself as a researcher? What […]

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Posted by: on November 2, 2015

Are we all training to be wizards?

I am still new at Hogwarts, um, I mean Oxford. I know, comparing Oxford with Hogwarts has been done a million times and is such a cliché that I hope I am not turning readers away with my very first sentence of this blog.  But I can’t help it: I arrived in Oxford only about […]

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