Tag Archives: Doctor of Philosophy

Lifecycle of a postdoc

I know from the questions I get asked by friends and family that a lot of people have a bit of difficulty getting their heads around how academia really works.  Particularly bizarre to them is the lifecycle of projects. While … Continue reading

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Academic roots

About a month ago Jessica Ball of Magma cum Laude posted up her geologic genealogy – the premise being that you trace back your PhD supervisor’s supervisor and so on. Her post had in turn been triggered by this one … Continue reading

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