Finishing your PhD

Since my last post I have submitted my PhD (yay!). So, I thought the best way to update you on my progress was to summarize, from my own experience, what I have learnt from the writing up and submission time. … Read More »

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What To Do Whilst Waiting

                                                  I’m travelling home to Brisbane from Auckland and I’m sitting in a cramped plane seat, … Read More »

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Reaching the finish line

Hi all, I thought I would share my current thoughts on coming towards the end of a PhD. For me, it is really nice to see how everything is finally starting to come together and I can start to slot … Read More »

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Making Networking Work for You

An introvert learns to speak I have to confess, for a long time I used to be really bad at networking. I would turn up to work functions and feel like a fish out of water and completely out of … Read More »

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Presenting your PhD

Hi all, I recently presented my PhD at an early career researchers event in agriculture. Hence, I thought it would be apt to talk about my advice on presenting your research from my own experience. 1. Keep it simple I … Read More »

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Alternative Realities for PhD Graduates

Let me paint a scenario for you. I’m sitting in a room of budding and intelligent PhD students at my home university in Australia, listening to a seasoned academic tell us how to get an academic job. Sounds like valuable … Read More »

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Staying motivated throughout your PhD

Hi all, Seeing as though I am currently trying to get into my thesis writing, I thought a post on motivation would be apt! Right, where do I start….hmm…..well I do believe that staring at a screen for as many hours as … Read More »

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