This poignant post is by Dr Cathy 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, and she is now happily working as the Senior HDR Coordinator in the College of Engineering and Computer … Continue reading Silent sufferings
I've always been a fan of the podcast format, but lately I've noticed it's picked up speed as a way to share research. A podcast is essentially a radio show online, but it's a tricky format. Recently I was interviewed by Dr. Katie Linder for her podcast "Research in Action" and was so impressed by … Continue reading Ever thought of podcasting your research?
This post is by author, editor, writing coach, dissertation nurturer, and spiritual counselor, Dr Noelle Sterne, who has published over 300 writing craft, spiritual, and academic how-to articles and stories and essays in print and online venues. With a Ph.D. from Columbia University, Noelle assists doctoral candidates in completing their dissertations (finally). Her handbook addresses … Continue reading Getting Spiritual with it?
At a dinner party some time ago, an academic's husband pointed out that there are many similarities between being an academic and running a small, not very profitable business. I laughed, but since I briefly ran a small business the comment struck a chord with me. After much thought, I think small business owners and … Continue reading How to stop ‘flipping’ (and write a good to-do list)
All over Australia, new PhD candidates are starting their degree. Welcome! You might value this advice from Katy Williams who passed her PhD in Biological Anthropology at the University of Durham in February this year. Katy Williams was born in America, raised all over the world, and studied at universities in England. Between 2011 and … Continue reading Be the mouse