This post is by Dr Catherine Ayres, who completed her PhD in the School of Sociology at the ANU in 2016. She’s worked as a research training nerd at the ANU Research Skills and Training unit. This post was written at a bit of a low point. Cathy wants you to know that she is … Continue reading Singing the submission blues
I'm constantly surprised (although I don't know why) at the ability of a PhD program to trigger a full blown existential crisis. While most of the time the feelings will pass, sometimes the crisis is a good thing - it's your subconcious speaking and you'd be advised to listen. Last week an ANU student, let's … Continue reading To be, or not to be doing a PhD (that is the question?)
This post is by Dr Samantha Hall After completing my PhD last year I was set on putting all the recommendations I had made into place. I wanted this research to make a real difference. And out into the world I went. I co-founded a business during my PhD that I started to grow, and … Continue reading PhD to Start up?
This post is by my twin sister Anitra Nottingham. It will not surprise you that Anitra is an academic too and supervises people doing masters of fine art in communication. In the past she has told us how her thesis was a cupcake, not a dragon and about her experiences learning Derrida. In this post … Continue reading The swamp of sadness