Posts Tagged: PhD in Australia

What are doctoral supervisors for? A personal view


Originally posted on Nick Hopwood:
The posts I’ve done recently on supervision (10 ways to annoy your supervisors, and the guest response on how to be a crappy supervisor), have been popular. So I thought I’d follow up with a…

What are doctoral supervisors for? A personal view


Originally posted on Nick Hopwood:
The posts I’ve done recently on supervision (10 ways to annoy your supervisors, and the guest response on how to be a crappy supervisor), have been popular. So I thought I’d follow up with a…

It is just a PhD!


2012-2013 has been a crucial year in my PhD experience. Not only have I written my thesis, but my researcher persona has emerged. Despite that, I still feel like an academic fraud and my research assertions are very tentative. Submission

It is just a PhD!


2012-2013 has been a crucial year in my PhD experience. Not only have I written my thesis, but my researcher persona has emerged. Despite that, I still feel like an academic fraud and my research assertions are very tentative. Submission

Back to …!


I did it! After struggling with the writing, the poster layout and so forth. I managed to present my poster at the AARE conference successfully. It was very self  assuring and inspiring. The discussions with other academics challenged my views,

Back to …!


I did it! After struggling with the writing, the poster layout and so forth. I managed to present my poster at the AARE conference successfully. It was very self  assuring and inspiring. The discussions with other academics challenged my views,

Certain about uncertainty!


Well, here I am enjoying spring in Canberra, just awesome!  While I  dream of being out there lying down under a beautiful wattle , I try to focus and keep developing my methodology. Well, though my project has taken shape

Certain about uncertainty!


Well, here I am enjoying spring in Canberra, just awesome!  While I  dream of being out there lying down under a beautiful wattle , I try to focus and keep developing my methodology. Well, though my project has taken shape

Who said that the PhD is a long and tedious journey?


On Tuesday I attended a Mid_ Term seminar of another PhD student here at CEDAM. This student is researching PhD students’ conceptions of “research’ through the analysis of metaphors. What really stroke me about his presentation was this quote ” The Phd

Who said that the PhD is a long and tedious journey?


On Tuesday I attended a Mid_ Term seminar of another PhD student here at CEDAM. This student is researching PhD students’ conceptions of “research’ through the analysis of metaphors. What really stroke me about his presentation was this quote ” The Phd