These comments from a self-identified creative PhD student working on a topic involving creativity offer some insights into the tensions between the creativity and flexibility needed for research, and the structuring and nurturing role of the supervisor. I decided it would be appropriate in this chapter to include my dialogue with Curtis (with his wholehearted support) as a more creative response to the issue of what a creative PhD student and his supervisor experience and believe is possible, and how we can help manage the creative postgraduate process into an original, expressive, yet also passable form.
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