Gordon Rugg





Gordon Rugg


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Gordon Rugg is a former timberyard worker and English lecturer turned field archaeologist. His PhD was in Psychology, on attitude theory; he then worked in Artificial Intelligence, moving from there to information retrieval and then software engineering for safety-critical systems. His current research includes a collaboration with a NASA researcher looking for life on other planets, and research into ancient technologies.

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On the surface, a lot of the advice that you’ll see about sending the right signals at job interviews is either pretty obvious (e.g. “dress smartly”) or subjective (e.g. “dress smartly”) or social convention with no relation to what you’ll actually be doing in the job (e.g. “dress smartly”).


Below the surface, however, there are regularities that make a lot more sense of what’s goi...

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“The usual structure, and one with which we have no quarrel, is one which begins with the earliest work in this area and proceeds via the most important past work up to the present. Your”
Gordon Rugg, The Unwritten Rules of Ph.D. Research

“In your own field, you should read in depth and in breadth and in time – you should have a detailed knowledge of the relevant literature in your chosen area, and a general knowledge of the main work in related areas, and of previous work in your area for as far back as possible. For”
Gordon Rugg, The Unwritten Rules of Ph.D. Research

“Every significant point in the chain of reasoning and evidence in your thesis needs to be linked explicitly to the relevant literature. If”
Gordon Rugg, The Unwritten Rules of Ph.D. Research



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