Surviving the reading marathon

Recently @indecisionpersonified asked me a question in the Thesis Whisperer feedback forum: "... I have just moved continents and been accepted into a PhD program and have six free months before I start. I was wondering whether you had any advice to give people like me on how best to use the time before starting … Continue reading Surviving the reading marathon

The academic writer’s strike

I have spent years exhorting students to publish as much as possible before they finish and straight after. But lately I am beginning to wonder about my place in the academic publishing system, both as a researcher and a teacher. I don't think I can keep handing out this advice with a clear conscience. Academic … Continue reading The academic writer’s strike