Navigating Post PhD Careers; Freelancing work

There are so many post-phd career options out there, but the majority of them fall into the ‘academia bucket’ or the ‘industry bucket’, both of which you work for an organisation and are governed by that organisation’s structure, goals, and entitlements etc. But there is another option…. Freelancing. This is not something that I have personal experience with, however I […]

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Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Riley, PhD Candidate studying community ecology

Hi, my name is Riley Lovejoy and I am a PhD candidate studying community ecology at the University of Alabama (USA). My work focuses on aquatic communities, using freshwater plankton as a study system. I am especially interested in the influence of invasive species (those that have been introduced to an area through human transport and have a strong, negative, […]

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The drag of publishing my PhD

I have just submitted my revisions for a journal article publication, and man was it a drag. It felt as though I was crawling to get these revisions done. I asked for an extension on the revisions which was the first extension that I have ever asked for. Unsure if I should be proud or concerned about that. Regardless, I […]

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The four things keeping me organised.

I have been lucky enough to land numerous casual contracts this study period which are keeping me very busy. Working for multiple courses can be challenging because you need to stay on top of various deadlines simultaneously. I explain my organisation techniques in more detail on the YouTube channel. Day to View Diary. I use my day to view diary […]

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Featured Day in the Life of; Philandr, first year business science PhD student from South Africa.

Hi there! I am Philandra, a first-year business science PhD student from South Africa. As a first year, my current commitment is to complete compulsory course work and spend hours every day reading up on my proposed topic in order to prepare for my first proposal defence coming up in September. I have an interest in African entrepreneurial leadership strategy […]

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Post PhD Update

It has been a little while since I have updated you on where my PhD / Career is at, mainly because things have been hectic, both for me and for the world. In terms of my PhD I have finished making the corrections required and my Supervisor has recently approved these. Now I am waiting for the university committee to […]

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