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Are you finding it hard to finish an abstract, a chapter of your thesis, a short story, or any writing task? Do you need a support network to keep you focused? Then join Shut Up and Write Manchester - it's for all of us who need to write for small or


Discussion regarding writing a dissertation.


We bring together past, present and future PhDs, likeminded people and other experts to improve our academic network. We meet regularly in a casual manner, have some drinks together and talk about any topic you may be interested in: thesis writing, t


All forms of academic writing- dissertations, publications, books, conference papers. Mainly work but also some discussion of each other's projects, as well as discussion of that day or week's scholarly intent. Our group welcomes people who are on th


This group aims at bringing together all PhD candidates from India, who are in the middle (or just started) of writing their dissertation and feel lost. After we receive a good count of PhD candidates here, meetups will be organised on a monthly basi

PhD Conquerors

Whether you are currently in a graduate program, have recently graduated from one, or completed a degree many years ago, this group can help you meet engaging scholars from all fields and find colleagues who can write with you and laugh with you abou


The dissertation process can be so isolating, which makes it difficult to keep up the momentum needed to complete a PhD. We'll meet regularly to check in, to share what's working for us and what's keeping us from making progress, and to provide feedb

Doctoral Candidates

This group is about getting dissertation/thesis writers together for work and play, cause we all need a break. It is about writing together, about motivating each other and about talking strategy when you've gotten blocked or need to manage your time

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We all require just a little bit of social facilitation to be hugely productive.  As a doctoral research associate I am aiming to produce the bulk of my writing by May 2015. If you are like me, you have a clear research area and direction you are hea


What was the last paper within the realm of computing you read and loved? What did it inspire you to build or tinker with? Come share the ideas in an awesome academic/research paper with fellow engineers, programmers, and paper-readers. Lead a sessio


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November 17, 2015

I'm creating this group to see if there is interest in the Berkeley area for a dissertation support group. This group would be open to anyone who is currently writing a dissertation, whether at UC Berkeley or at another institution. We could meet onc

November 10, 2015

Whether you're new to London or you already know it like the back of your hand, if you're studying at Uni this is the right group for you! We'll discuss social events and academic stuff too. If you need help with your essays / resources or you just w

October 14, 2015

Here for current students or recent Graduates looking to start their careers and get into their first Job or Internship. Its a tough time with little support so this group will help build networks and learn from others in a similar position!

Job Hunters
August 26, 2015

Last week, I moved to DC from Boston. I'm a fifth year English PhD candidate at Northeastern University, and I am (come hell or high-water!) defending my dissertation in April 2016. In Boston, I had a group of fellow writers who would meet and write

August 3, 2015

This group is for anyone in the process of writing their dissertation, who works better in an environment where others are working hard on the same thing. Please understand the focus of this group is to meet and WRITE/work in the same space. Hopefull

Dissertation Writers
July 31, 2015

This is a support group for PhD students, Academics and Researchers in general. If you believe your work can have a desirable social impact on Japan's innovative image within the next 5 years, please join our group. You might wonder: why the 5 years

Science Philosophers
July 26, 2015

Whether you are currently in a graduate program, have recently graduated from one, or completed a degree many years ago, this group can help you meet engaging scholars from all fields and find colleagues who can write with you and laugh with you abou

July 24, 2015

Graduate students who are in the independent stage of dissertation writing and would like to meet up with a group of fellow students to motivate each other, work independently in the same space for extra motivation, talk through theoretical issues, e

Doctoral Students
July 10, 2015

PHD WRITING is a writing and networking group for PhD candidates in the metro Atlanta area. It was founded in July 2015 by Clare Xanthos, PhD. Clare is a specialist academic editor ( with a PhD in Social Policy. She is

May 27, 2015

Calling all DISSERTATORS! This is a group for doctoral candidates (esp. those in the humanities and social sciences fields) in need of the following: *Receiving and providing good company and support in what can be a time of great isolation *Holding

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