A little hiatus…

Your hardworking editor will be working with PhD students at the RMIT campus in Vietnam next week – and hopefully getting to eat large bowls of pho!

I’m not sure that I will have ready internet access or time to blog as the schedule looks very busy. Instead I will wish you “tốt bằng văn bản” (good writing) for next week and catch you on the 21st of February.

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10 thoughts on “A little hiatus…

  1. Hi Inger,
    I am so frustrated with my supervisor and his assistant. I am doing my PhD from a distance (overseas). I have already written over 20,000 words and sent it to my supervisor at RMIT but he still has not come back to me with feedback on the last three papers I wrote. In one year I met him Skype twice. The assistant supervisor was in neither meetings. I was supposed to have a meeting with them on 22 December and we are now well into Feb.

    I am between a rock and a hard place. I am following up with them both and after two months he calls me after I pleaded with him with several messages on Skype to get in touch. in a five minute conversation he told that I should start thinking about starting to do the field work. He has not even started to read my work yet and I never heard from the assistant supervisor except her sending me an email telling that she read the papers and has some significant points to discuss, that was a month ago and I heard nothing since then.

    what do I do? I do not want to piss either of them off. I heard horror stories about pissed off supervisors making the life of candidates hell. Please advise.

    Auzziechap

  2. Inger
    am in a process of application for scholarship to do Phd in management…at Curtin University you may have encounter land management issue…if so, could you please give me some great article, author that may be able to help my intro proposal for admission at Curtin. Wait for your assistance. Thanks Connie (Perth)

    • The best book for that kind of thing is ‘the craft of research’. Have a look on my amazon page linked on the right. Best of luck!

  3. i was reading an interesting article from the Whisperer on Literature review sent some 2 days back , but i deleted it accidentally and right now i cant retrace it. Can anybody please send the link to this again ? thank you

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