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When Fieldwork Goes Wrong

Well, it’s been a while since I posted anything. I’d like to catch up on what happened over the summer holidays. First, I had to do another autumn stint back in Australia. As usual, I managed to pack a lot of … Continue reading

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The agony and ecstasy of doing a joint PhD

If I had a dollar for every time I’ve had to explain my PhD programme to someone, I could retire a few years from now. If I had another dollar for every time I had to explain that no, I’m … Continue reading

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“How do I land a gig like that?”

I’m the first to admit that when it comes to grad school programs, I’ve got it pretty good. I’ve got nice advisors who are also known and respected in their field, I get to live in cities other people visit … Continue reading

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PhD “Aha” moment: I am the expert

So I’m feeling mighty cheerful for a girl who currently has no data. On the other hand, I do have a bit of a mystery to solve, so that’s probably covering up what should be feelings of frustration. The mystery … Continue reading

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