By Dr Michael Irene| Trust me when I say this, PhD is hard. When, in January 2012, I started the program, I didn’t anticipate what was coming. In November of the same year, a shocker came: my first supervisor resigned without informing me, and a new one was assigned. The new supervisor read my work […]
Having recently completed my Ph.D. study, I feel a sense of duty to clear certain misconceptions (some of which I previously held) about the Ph.D. journey.
I built my networking skills and it helped me land my first job after the Ph.D. I completed my studies in June 2015 with great buzz and fanfare.
In a few seconds her name would be called next. She had dreamt of this moment over and over. Just last night, she tripped over something on the stage and fell and everybody laughed at her. Stupid dreams, more like nightmares. She took a deep breath in and tried to focus on the stage. For […]