Monthly Archives: December 2010

Goodwill to all men

Teaching and research are not the only areas of Imperial College’s activity affected by spending cuts. Earlier this autumn, Imperial Volunteer Centre announced that due to reduced funding from a specific scheme administered by the Higher Education Funding Council for … Continue reading

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PhDs around the world

Prompted by a couple of comments on my previous post, I started wondering about different PhD procedures around the world. Thanks in no small part to tez intech00bs, I have scientist friends in many countries, but most of the PhD … Continue reading

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Milestones

I was given a handy sheet of paper when I started my PhD. Entitled Milestones – Cule, it sets out the dates by which I must complete a number of administrative steps. After agreeing on a supervisor, subsequent milestones included … Continue reading

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Cliffhanger 2

If you have landed at OT via my old blog, you will be aware that I left you there on the edge of your seat. This is an eventful week for me. The launch of the Sharpest Blogging Network in … Continue reading

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Cliffhanger 1

Today there are some changes for Blogging the PhD. I am proud to be part of the launch of Occam’s Typewriter, the sharpest blogging network in the box. To find out the outcome of my previous post, head over there. … Continue reading

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Launch

Occam’s Typewriter, the sharpest blogging network in the box, is now live!

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