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PhD Student Alan Kennedy-Shiffer on Presidential Debate

Alan was invited by the Harrisburg Patriot-News to co-moderate their live debate discussion. His comments were featured in their Sept. 26, 2016, debate recap story “ 7 more words

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PhD Candidate in Issue 2

I connected on Linkedin with a friend I met at university. His name is Dumisani Nyumbeka and he’s currently doing his PhD.  I will be adding this feature to Issue 2 as I find more topics to write about. 61 more words


PhD induction: M3C Residential School Day 2

It’s quite amazing. I arrived home from the AHRC Midlands3Cities residential school in Birmingham just about 36 hours after I left, but I feel as though I’ve been away for weeks. 789 more words

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Meet our PhD Students: Jen Arnold

In the latest in our series exploring the work of the Parkes Institute’s thriving postgraduate research community, we meet Jen Arnold. Jen began her PhD this academic year, and is working under Professor… 1,163 more words



Honestly, starting things – whether it be the whole terrifying process of the PhD, or this blank and empty blog – is really scary. That’s kind of the point, right? 545 more words


Post Hand-in Depression

Now the fact that this title happens to spell out PhD is a bit of a coincidence, though a fairly apt one. I have spent the majority of the last four years working toward what I finally accomplished on Friday, the completion and hand-in of my doctoral thesis. 750 more words

Where Do We Go From Here?

A question I’ve asked myself a hundred times over the course of my life, but mostly in the past year. Everything seemed so cut-and-dry: graduate college, go to grad school, go to some post-doc position, work for a university and do my own research. 526 more words