About meI am a second year PhD student in Australia. I started my PhD in February of 2015, immediately after completing my Masters degree. My research is qualitative and multidisciplinary – across a number of fields of linguistics, education, language planning, and dabbling in many others.
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Category Archives: PhD Life
There has been a good reason for my silence lately… I have been working away preparing for a couple of amazing opportunities this year. One of them is a teaching position at another university in Australia (halfway across the country … Continue reading
Sometimes things do not go according to plan… For the past three days, I have been stuck in rural NSW after my car broke down on my way home. I am hundreds of kilometres from anyone I know, and really … Continue reading
Well. That happened quickly. Two days after I submitted the journal article, it got an editor rejection… meaning that the editor of the journal decided that it didn’t fit with the journal and wouldn’t be sent to reviewers. Now, while … Continue reading
How many times have you heard that doing a PhD is hard? That people end up depressed? That they quit because of isolation, mental health issues, life changes, or something else. That the PhD student is a tortured figure, working … Continue reading