The next steps for Dr.ofwhat

As some of you may know, Dr.ofwhat is no longer a spring chicken. This website turned 4 this year (which I like to say is atleast 20 in blog years). It started as a creative outlet for myself during my first year of a PhD, and has turned into a resource for PhD students across the globe and importantly a […]

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PhD Survival Guide; Tips for overcoming writer’s block when writing an article

Doing a PhD, or working in other academia/science jobs, means lots and lots of writing, including writing scientific articles or manuscript. Despite having almost five years experience of scientific writing I still hit writing blocks frequently.  So these are my tips to overcome it: Do the small stuff first- Make sure you have finished the ‘small stuff’ first and have […]

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Differences between Market Research & Academia

Although both academia and market research revolve around research, that is almost where the similarities stop… Deadlines are very quick in market research and they are non-negotiable.  In market research you can be more creative with data visualisation as you’re not restricted by journal rules or formatting styles Work hours are less flexible in market research than in academia (although […]

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A PhD update

You may have noticed that I have not been talking about my PhD much lately on my blog or Instagram. This is because I have been on a break from my PhD studies since the end of August (if you are unsure why read here). At first, I genuinely thought that I would be okay to go back to work, […]

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My first ever guest lecture

I was lucky enough to get offered two teaching positions this semester, which I have really enjoyed (even with all the craziness of life that has been happening). Then I was even luckier because I was asked to do an hour guest lecture for the sustainable tourism course that I teach for. I was so excited and nervous when I […]

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