New Year's resolution...
Happy new year to all!I thought I would start my new year with a little (PhD) humor...While I don't think I'll be graduating by the end of 2017 (wouldn't that be nice?) I would like to make considerable headway with my dissertation. This coming term (in 8 days, in-fact!) my spring semester (or as they call it in Canada "winter term") will begin. This coming winter term I am doing my final
Magically written dissertation...
I have a feeling this might be in my dreams in about 12 months ;-)
Thesis title help
Note to self - save this for my own dissertation title naming ;-)
Problems in Academia :-)
It's funny because there is a chunk of truth in this. The comic is of course from PhDComics.comFood for thought, academia! Food. For. Thought.
Academic Trading Cards
I came across this in PhD comics the other day:I am sure that the concept isn't novel - I've been trying to get my friends and colleagues to do something like this for a few years now...to no avail. ;-) I wonder if anyone in the AU EDDE cohorts wants to try something like this. Or, maybe, a Magic the gathering type of card game with academics. If you draw the George Siemens
Ho Ho Ho!
Merry Christmas to all! A little holiday fun from PhD comics 😊 - Posted using BlogPress from my Newton 3000 (iPad)
Job: Graduate Student
I was reading this most recent PhD comic last night and I found it quite funny, partly because I think it's true. There are quite a few times when I get the same, or similar, reaction when I tell people that I work in academia, or that I am still pursuing my education. Most Greeks (and any other ethnicity I've come across for that matter) seems to view education as something that should
Ready for academia
I know I retweeted this the other day, but it's just too good to not share
Exams | Done
Well, exams are now done, I just finished my Sociolinguistics final last night and I am relieved to be done with all my academic obligations of the semester - now I can chill out for a few weeks and ruin my brain with wonderful television and video games :-)The funny thing about last night's exam was that we had the option of choosing which questions we wanted to answer, and from an informal exit-poll