The Post PhD Blues

This post is written by Brian Flemming, a mathematician working as a Systems Engineer in Edinburgh.  He has recently completed an Engineering Doctorate (EngD) as a mature student at Heriot Watt University, which he found an intensive and enjoyable experience, and which he credits with greatly increasing the effectiveness and authority of his work.  He … Continue reading The Post PhD Blues

So, you’re starting a PhD?

This month, all around Australia, there will be a whole crop of PhD students starting their degree. It's an exciting time, but a nerve-wracking one as well. Here's another post to help you start your journey! This post is by Erika Harris, PhD Candidate. Erika has a Master’s degree in Education, General Education and has … Continue reading So, you’re starting a PhD?

What I Wish We Taught First Years

This month, all around Australia, there will be a whole crop of PhD students starting their degree. It's an exciting time, but a nerve-wracking one as well. Last time we heard from Jonathan Downie he was parenting a toddler. This time Jonathan has some good words of advice for those of you just starting on … Continue reading What I Wish We Taught First Years