Challenging my own views: Working in academia as a ‘non-lecturer’

Making the transition from PhD student to academic staff member isn’t as straightforward. There’s this tendency that once you finish your PhD you know what to do next. Such as get a job. The thing is, it is assumed that getting a job = lecturer. If you don’t become a lecturer then you don’t have … Continue reading Challenging my own views: Working in academia as a ‘non-lecturer’

Marathon running and writing a thesis: Same kinda hell

As you might of noticed on the right-hand side of my website, there are a few pictures of me and my running adventures. I completed the Greater Manchester Marathon (#runasicsmcr) last April 2015. I decided to sign up to this race last summer, around the time I was finishing my thesis. I suppose making decisions in a … Continue reading Marathon running and writing a thesis: Same kinda hell

Thesis = D.O.N.E

I took a hiatus from blogging this summer to survive focus on writing and editing the final draft of my thesis. It was not a happy time and suffice to say, was hell. I'll write more on my experiences during the final few weeks to the day of reckoning submission date but for now, I just wanted to share this … Continue reading Thesis = D.O.N.E