- defining a contribution – #studythewriting
- conferencing your way through doctoral research
- #acwri strategy – start small, amplify, then rehearse
- things to do during your PhD – help to edit a special issue of a journal
- buffering your thesis
- why do I feel afraid to share my journal paper with the wider world? is this Imposter Syndrome?
- the writing is never done – a post for #acwrimo
- beyond the CV, or: how I learned to stop worrying and love my subject association
- things to do during your PhD – organise an event
- things to do during your Phd – an internship, with granola
- starting the PhD – don’t panic
- starting the PhD – anticipate tasks and timings
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Monthly Archives: May 2012
Academics get to travel a lot. Its one of the perks of the job I guess, but it only becomes a perk if you actually work at it. A lot of the time we collectively don’t. In fact we travel … Continue reading
So what’s a theor-orgasm? Well it’s a term that one of my friends used to use and I suspect she invented it, although I’m not sure. I couldn’t find it when I googled it so I think that she must … Continue reading
A long time ago, when I was still living in Australia, I wrote a conference paper* about a dispute between researchers; I’d read about it in the news and heard it on the radio. One was a university based poverty … Continue reading
One of the things that can count for or against you when bidding for research project money is track record. All funders would like to give their money to someone who they are pretty confident can produce the goods. So … Continue reading
A little while back, patter and thesis whisperer, inger mewburn, co-wrote a post on writing which we wanted to ‘simulcast’ on each of our blogs. Writing this first post was surprisingly easy given all the technology at our disposal. We … Continue reading
Most big conferences are attended by major publishers. They offer their books at discount so it’s a a good place to stock up. Most publishers will also ship books so you don’t have to cart them home in your luggage. … Continue reading