Today I received some sad news that Maria Cugnetto, one of our PhD students here at RMIT had passed away. We are all diminished by her loss. I always enjoyed her company and wish I had time to get to know her better. This obituary is written by Angela Di Pasquale, another RMIT PhD student, …continue reading.
You might be learning all kinds of unexpected things while doing your PhD – some of these ‘other’ things might help you get a job later on.
This is a picture of one of the rather nice glass doors in my apartment. If you look closely you will notice there’s a big crack in it, right next to the handle. I blame this crack on Chapter five of my PhD. To this day I don’t know how it happened, but I managed …continue reading.
Our first PhD student piece – professional brain?
Inger finds herself at home and highly medicated
When I was hunting through my reader request pile I found this email from @thetokenlefty asking about writing for different audiences: I had a quick question for you about this 5,000 word literature review I have to write for my methods course. It is going to be read and marked by people like yourself — …continue reading.
This one is about a complex supervisor / student relationship issue: what happens if you think your thesis is ready to submit but your supervisor doesn’t?
The thesis whisperer is on a short vacation: returning on the 15th of July. Any topic suggestions can be left in comments or direct message on twitter @thesiswhisperer.
So you want to tell Aunt Betty what your thesis is about? Here’s how.
One way a humble whiteboard can help you think more clearly about your research