[Edit on 28/08/2014] After meeting ten PhD students, Arthur is determined to start a thesis. For this inter-season episode, he reveals his project to his family and friends, and tells them about his research subject. Then, he begins the lengthy process of finally becoming a PhD candidate. Enter into Arthur’s private world at this major turning point in his life.
This article was translated from French by Timothée Froehlich. The original is available under the title "L'envol".
Thesis application. Source: MyScienceWork
Inter-season episode: Arthur becomes a PhD student!
Throughout the first season, sharing experiences with PhD candidates has strengthened Arthur’s commitment to his project. It’s official: he will start a PhD. To take in stride this significant change in his life, Arthur moves out and asks his family and friends for support. As shy and sincere as ever, he worries about his first meeting with his thesis supervisor. The clearer his project becomes, the more confidence Arthur finds in himself.
This inter-season episode takes you into Arthur’s private world. Will our young protagonist be accepted as a PhD student in sociology?
Follow the first season!
Knock Knock Doc is a docu-fiction that will take you backstage to see what it’s like to do a PhD. Every Monday, check out a new episode and a new young researcher. The complete first season is available here.
Are you doing a doctorate? This web series is for you, and you can participate. Comment on the episodes and share them on the web!
About Knock Knock Doc:
Knock Knock Doc is a MyScienceWork production, written and directed by Paul Garcia, and featuring Dimitri Pougnet in the role of Arthur. Knock Knock Doc aims to promote doctoral studies, in all their diversity.