Where I wonder how much 'excess baggage' PhD students carry in the form of someone else's beliefs
This is a guest post by Geof Hill, who trains supervisors and coaches research students. Here Geof offers advice for supervisors and students in the last stages of candidature. It's exciting when the individual parts of the dissertation start to come together to produce a coherent argument. But seeing the argument in its fullness also … Continue reading The finish line
Where I nerd out and do a content anaylis of a twitter meme to see if I can find out how PhD students are really feeling
In which I share an experience of 'threshold crossing' as a way to understand being 'stuck'
In which I wonder what Foucault would have to say about word processing software.
The following is a book review in the style of the McSweeney Open Letters to entities that are unlikely to respond. If you are not really a Twitter devotee you could insert Facebook or email - any digital application which connects you to the crowd and sometimes gets in the way of your work. Hi … Continue reading An open letter to social media