The Thesis Whisperer has a new job!

Dear Readers,

In case you missed the news on Twitter or Facebook, I am leaving RMIT University and taking up the position of Director of Research Training at the Australian National University (ANU).

I’ve worked with research students at the ANU a couple of times now. It’s an amazing place with a vibrant research culture. I’m excited and looking forward to helping the ANU researchers in their work.

I have been at RMIT a very long time: since 1989 in some capacity or another. I often joke that “she gave her working life to RMIT” might go on my tombstone. So I’ll be sad to leave.

I’m sure I will miss many people, especially my boss Professor Denise Cuthbert, who has been incredibly supportive of my work, my colleagues at the School of Graduate Research and many others within the various schools and colleges (you know who you are!). I will especially miss all the Shut up and Write! crew and my partners in crime The Research Whisperer team.

I’m still deeply committed to my mission of helping research students everywhere with my writing and research work. The blog will continue on in its present form. Some proposed changes to the way RMIT approaches staff social media activities might have made this difficult, so this move is as good for the blog as it is for me.

The future looks bright! I will be introducing the first Thesis Whisperer Intern in coming weeks; he will be working with me on some new ideas. But in the meantime I’m going to go off and enjoy the view from Mount Happy for a moment – catch you next week.

Inger

25 thoughts on “The Thesis Whisperer has a new job!

  1. Greetings! I’m a part time PhD student who has recently been introduced to your blog – which I really enjoy. Personally I feel quite blessed as I am studying through ANU and therefore quite pleased with your new appointment. I am based off campus so am not always around but I hope in the not too distant future to at least say hi. In the meantime how about an electronic welcome!!
    Jayne MeyerTucker

  2. Congratulations on your new position!!! How very exciting for you and for us ‘Thesis Whisperer’ followers. Enjoy the mountain!

  3. Congratulations Inger!! Moving outside the confort zone and facing new challenges is always good. A new environment will stimulate new ideas, which will also be positive for Thesis Whisperer.

    Julio

  4. Congratulations Inger !!! I am an avid follower of your blog (although haven’t posted before now) and I have found the advice, links etc immensely helpful. I am a part time PhD student with University of Sydney and I live and work in Canberra. So a very warm welcome to Canberra. It is a truly great place to live and a great place to raise children. I hope that I get to meet you sometime.

  5. Hi Inger,

    Congratulations on your promotion. Perhaps you should start your own MOOC to spread the word even further!

    By the way when does your new job start?

    It seems a short time ago that you moved house and now have to do it all again.

    Dale.

  6. Congratulations Inger!

    From one of your silent but appreciative readers,

    Regards,

    Juliette Borenstein

    PS Very happy that the blog will continue

  7. Congratulations on your new role and all the best for the future. Thank you for your informative, entertaining and timely commentaries, I will miss your weekly posts but hopefully your work can be followed through other ways.

  8. Congratulations Inger. So pleased the blog will continue!

    From: The Thesis Whisperer <comment-reply@wordpress.com> Reply-To: The Thesis Whisperer <comment+ew-4qunp5f_i9g_8rnu4dl6@comment.wordpress.com> Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2012 08:40:52 +0000 To: Rebecca Lindberg <rlindber@deakin.edu.au> Subject: [New post] The Thesis Whisperer has a new job!

    Thesis Whisperer posted: ” Dear Readers, In case you missed the news on Twitter or Facebook, I am leaving RMIT University and taking up the position of Director of Research Training at the Australian National University (ANU). I’ve worked with research students at the ANU”

  9. Many congratulations on your new appointment! Your blog has been very inspirational during my PhD journey (which, fingers crossed, is almost at an end) and I can’t imagine not reading it. Thank you for so generously supporting researchers everywhere.

    Enjoy the view!!!

  10. Muchly congrats Inger on your new post! Enjoy the happy, the mountain, and the exciting things to come! V best wishes from Blighty :)

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