When are you really finished with a PhD?

Lauren Gawne was a PhD student in the School of Languages and Linguistics at the University of Melbourne. She wrote this post while she was in 'examination limbo' has now received her examiners reports back and found out she has passed. When she isn't working on the grammar of Yolmo and making bets about how … Continue reading When are you really finished with a PhD?

Masters Students: Second Class Citizens or Academic Geniuses in the Making?

This post is by Belinda Duke who is doing a Master of Philosophy in Archaeology at James Cook University, Townsville, Australia.  Her research is based in NE Thailand at the site Ban Non Wat.  Belinda has travelled and worked in NE Thailand since 2008 and also southern Laos since 2010 through a consultancy project under … Continue reading Masters Students: Second Class Citizens or Academic Geniuses in the Making?

So you’re thinking of writing an academic ebook…

As regular readers of the Whisperer will know, last year I published a small book called Tame your PhD. Last week I published a review of Dr Nathan Ryder's ebook, so I thought I would catch you up on how mine is going. In 8 months I have sold 1022 ebooks on Amazon and 90 … Continue reading So you’re thinking of writing an academic ebook…