We’re taking a break: see you in 2014!

Merry Christmas everyone! I hope those who celebrate Christmas are sitting back on the couch with a full belly... and I'm sure the rest of you are enjoying life without the Christmas shopping traffic 🙂 This post is just a short note to let you know that the Thesis Whisperer will be off air from … Continue reading We’re taking a break: see you in 2014!

School’s (not) out for summer!

It's officially summer here in Australia! Seems like an appropriate time to sing the praises of summer school. This post is by Tamara Cumming who is a Doctoral Student, at Charles Sturt University, Australia. Her thesis explores the work of early childhood educators in practice assemblages. She spends her time writing furiously, attending fabulous summer … Continue reading School’s (not) out for summer!

Conflicting advice: Just whose PhD is this anyway?

Dr Evelyn Tsitas used to be a journalist and works at the RMIT University Gallery. Last year she was awarded a PhD in Creative Writing in the Media and Communications at RMIT about Werewolves and Vampires (amongst other things). In her first post for the Whisperer Evelyn told us the fun side of having a … Continue reading Conflicting advice: Just whose PhD is this anyway?

The PhD pinata (or, groping for research questions)

This post was written by Paula Hanasz who is currently writing a thesis on the geopolitics of water security in South Asia at The ANU. She is enrolled at the Australia National University but currently spends more time on her couch than in her office or the library. Last time we met Paula she was … Continue reading The PhD pinata (or, groping for research questions)