Mapping your tasks onto the matrix, by Katherine Firth

Categorising the kinds of work you do

I’ve been thinking a lot about productivity and efficiency recently. Reading yet more articles about startups working a 4 day week/ the 4 hour work week / the 2pm project) and it occurs to me that these are all based

Mapping your tasks onto the matrix, by Katherine Firth

Categorising the kinds of work you do

I’ve been thinking a lot about productivity and efficiency recently. Reading yet more articles about startups working a 4 day week/ the 4 hour work week / the 2pm project) and it occurs to me that these are all based

The PhD Quest: Arise, become a peer.

This is a post I started eighteen months ago. It was only after my last post, on warfare and Foucault, This is not a test, that I felt I was ready to finish this off and send it out into

The PhD Quest: Arise, become a peer.

This is a post I started eighteen months ago. It was only after my last post, on warfare and Foucault, This is not a test, that I felt I was ready to finish this off and send it out into

MVM learning blog recommends…

MVM learning: Research and writing skills for veterinary master’s students is a blog run by Liz Norman, Director of the Master of Veterinary Medicine programme at Massey University in New Zealand. She collects a lot of useful resources in the blog, both

MVM learning blog recommends…

MVM learning: Research and writing skills for veterinary master’s students is a blog run by Liz Norman, Director of the Master of Veterinary Medicine programme at Massey University in New Zealand. She collects a lot of useful resources in the blog, both

Research Degree Voodoo crosses the language gap

The University of Parma in Italy recommends this blog: Il blog di Katherine Firth (Academic Skills Advisor University of Melbourne) per scoprire tutti i tricks of the trade per affrontare con ironia e tecnica il fatidico momento di pensare e

Research Degree Voodoo crosses the language gap

The University of Parma in Italy recommends this blog: Il blog di Katherine Firth (Academic Skills Advisor University of Melbourne) per scoprire tutti i tricks of the trade per affrontare con ironia e tecnica il fatidico momento di pensare e

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This is not a test: discipline, the shitty first draft, and the real world.

A doctorate propels you towards the real world of scholarship. You will be a teacher, a researcher, an author. This is not a test. No-one else knows the answer to this stuff, that’s why you are making ‘an original contribution to knowledge’.

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This is not a test: discipline, the shitty first draft, and the real world.

A doctorate propels you towards the real world of scholarship. You will be a teacher, a researcher, an author. This is not a test. No-one else knows the answer to this stuff, that’s why you are making ‘an original contribution to knowledge’.

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Academics communicating on The Outside

So, a bit of empathy, a small dose of social science, and some common sense is all you need to work brilliantly in teams, and be a brilliant communicator.

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Academics communicating on The Outside

So, a bit of empathy, a small dose of social science, and some common sense is all you need to work brilliantly in teams, and be a brilliant communicator.

Standing Desk

The Place where we Work

So I’ve been in the new job for four months, and I’m in a place to look back and reflect. This is the first post, and is about the place where I work, and what that might tell me about how

Standing Desk

The Place where we Work

So I’ve been in the new job for four months, and I’m in a place to look back and reflect. This is the first post, and is about the place where I work, and what that might tell me about how