Student & Alumni Stories

Student & Alumni Stories

1. What is the attraction of doing analysis? 

The attraction of analysis for me is the chance to have sufficient time to essentially discover a selected matter, up till the purpose that there are not any extra solutions to be discovered on that matter by earlier thinkers, however moderately it’s you who has to formulate these solutions by way of observing the fact of observe and analytically making sense of what you see. I’m attracted by the liberty and independence to do issues my very own method, but additionally coming again to a group of fellow researchers fascinated with the identical matter and sharing what I discover to additional our joint data of the realm.

2. Why select SSE if you wish to grow to be a researcher?

The PhD program in enterprise administration at SSE is structured with the objective to show you into an impartial researcher. There are not any ready-make and pre-designed PhD analysis initiatives to easily execute at SSE, moderately this system provides you time and freedom to pursue the concepts that you just carry into it. This can be what makes this system onerous and difficult at instances, nevertheless it lets you develop the abilities essential for a future profession in worldwide analysis, the place you might be anticipated to have the ability to design and perform giant analysis initiatives independently.

The program additionally allows you to set up a world community of fellow researchers. Partly by way of beneficiant funding for exchanges with different elite establishments on this planet and worldwide PhD programs and conferences, but additionally by way of visiting students and invited seminar audio system regularly. 

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3. What is one of the best factor about SSE if you’re a PhD student? 

The smartest thing about SSE if you’re a PhD student is how shut you might be to the college and professors supervising you and different workers you’re employed with. In its on a regular basis life, the college and departments internally are very non-hierarchical and as a PhD student you might be seen as a part of the college, moderately than as merely a student. For me, this meant that I had a steep studying curve relating to each analysis and instructing observe as I might each observe and talk about this stuff informally as a colleague every day, moderately than solely by way of PhD programs and different formal interactions.

4. What characterizes the PhD schooling at SSE?

An ambition (and track-record) to provide impartial researchers of a top quality. Highly internationally linked when it comes to analysis and schooling, and with glorious connections to Swedish establishments and corporations for empirical entry and funding. An energetic and pleasant analysis group.