Assumptions about me…

A few weeks ago, I set up a question poll on Instagram and asked people to state their assumptions about me and/or my PhD journey….   “Your PhD journey feels like a duck on a pond. Calm to the eye, frantic below the surface” This is 100% true. I know that the person who wrote this also has a PhD, […]

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Participate in a Research Survey

Are you currently a postgraduate student or have you graduated from postgraduate study within the past 2 years? Would you like to participate in an anonymous study about social media use, which involves completing an online survey? The survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. Follow this link to participate. Please copy and paste the link with other people […]

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The Search for Grants

I am by no means an expert at acquiring grants. I have a total of zero to my name. However, I do have a few tips for finding out about grants which you can apply for. Many people are aware of the large government grants (such as the Australian Research Council Grants, here in Aus), however finding smaller grants can […]

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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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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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PhD Survival Guide: Playlist #1

If you are needing some playlist inspiration to get you through those long writing hours, here you go.  Liability- Lorde Anywhere- Passenger Cassidy- Brett Dennen Towers- Gretta Ray Mykonos- Fleet Foxes Runaway- Ziggy Alberts Dojo Rising– Cloud Control Coastline- Hollow Caves Click here for the PDF version of the Playlist #1. 

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