This post is by Tee Ola, founder and managing editor of the stylish academic blog Do you have a doctorate? You are qualified to run a successful StartUp! I went to a public presentation recently which showed how advanced degree holders and PhDs were driving Startups in London. This inspired me. For once, a StartUp … Continue reading PhD to… start up?
The discussion chapter is the problem child of the thesis. The chapter most likely to provoke fear, uncertainty and doubt. Not everyone writes a chapter called "discussion", but everyone has to do discussiony bits because, well - that's where the creative magic of the PhD happens. The discussion section is scary because you have to … Continue reading The difficult discussion chapter
A lot of people ask me about how it's possible to get through a part time PhD. This post is by Kerri Viney, a Research Fellow at the Research School of Population Health, Australian National University and Tuberculosis Consultant. Often part time PhDs are talked about quite negatively, this post has a different take on … Continue reading Publishing during your part time PhD
My background in architecture offices has given me a range of time and project management skills that are helpful in my second career as an academic. I think I'm pretty good at working multiple projects with complex dependencies, but moving into a management role at ANU has pushed me to my limit. For years I've … Continue reading Super charged academic productivity?