The importance of being interesting

One of the hardest parts of my job here at ANU is being responsible for ANU's participation in the Three minute thesis competition. Just in case you have just joined PhD land, the 3MT is an international competition for PhD students with only a couple of simple rules. You have to tell a non-academic audience … Continue reading The importance of being interesting

Can you hear me?!

While we’re talking about public speaking, can you spare a minute to think about people with hearing impairments? Last week, here in the UK, was Deaf Awareness Week (2nd - 8th May).  I normally talk about researchers and  libraries on this blog, but since I have a minor hearing impairment I have a vested interest in this event. … Continue reading Can you hear me?!