Finishing with perspective (and without finding Oz)

This guest post is written by Elizabeth Humphrys, who has recently completed her Masters Thesis. Her day job is investigating student complaints and misconduct at a public university. Here Elizabeth shares her thoughts on the feelings she experienced just before submitting. I submitted my Masters thesis in October 2010. I recently received the examiners’ reports … Continue reading Finishing with perspective (and without finding Oz)

The Thesis wants what the Thesis wants…

This guest post is written by Magdeline Lum - Chemist, Metallurgist & Photographer, Master of Science Communication student and blogger. In this post, in honour of Valentine's Day, Magdeline tells us about her experience of dating a Thesis. I write this from my experience, and do so hesitantly, but at the same time it needs … Continue reading The Thesis wants what the Thesis wants…

Doing a PhD is getting to know yourself

This guest post is by Eva Lantsoght who is a PhD student at Delft University of Technology. Here Eva reflects on how knowing yourself is an integral part of developing effective working habits This post is inspired by a course for PhD students which I am doing, in which a small group of PhD students … Continue reading Doing a PhD is getting to know yourself