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Moving into teaching

Now that the PhD viva is over and I have done my corrections, my thoughts turn to the year ahead in which I will be training to be a teacher. 471 more words


PhD viva success

Last Wednesday I had my PhD viva voce, or thesis defence as it is sometimes known, and I passed with minor corrections. A week has gone by since in which I have been ecstatically happy, I have celebrated and I have also been very grateful that I have a plan for the coming year. 552 more words


Impostor Guilt

Tomorrow will mark month two of my post-academic adventure as an instructional technologist.  I’ve been adjusting to a new schedule, new colleagues, new responsibilities, and overall different lifestyle.  408 more words


Is it too soon to think that things finally appear to be going my way?

Today I had a meeting with my boss in which he offered me some extra paid work over the coming year, assisting him with administration on another, smaller research project he is working on. 448 more words