PhD Research – – A Perspective "in between" Disciplines – – The "not-so-easy" Path on Completing a PhD with NDPH/Chronic Pain (diagnosed in the final 6 months) — & "best practice" methods on getting through a PhD timely with the help of exercise – or my personal favourite *running* &/or hobbies to the likes of sketching/painting – they work! I'm a *tennis* researcher/scientist/coach

Final months of a PhD…& finding out you’ve NDPH

It’s been roughly 6 weeks since my last post and I’ve been a little slack – lets be honest. However I have a little bit of a confession, and after … Continue reading

October 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Plan for the Unexpected – One Foot in Front of the Other

This is a much overdue post. [Note: I’m not a ‘swearer’ however this post contains a little ‘swearing’ for descriptive purposes :)] I’ve found myself, somehow miraculously, in the home … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

An Open Letter to the Top – from a concerned & at times bewildered PhD Candidate – what we go through…

With names exempt and all others, with various multiplications of letters in place, this is a letter I recently hit ‘send’ on and thought it was worthy (I hope) to … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fork in the Spokes!

This post has taken a long time coming and will be the first time in 9 WEEKS…yes, just over TWO entire MONTHS, that I’ve been able to write longer than…well … Continue reading

June 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Question – but take a moment to realise

The irony of doing a PhD and seeking knowledge, seeking data, seeking something somehow that will answer the illusive question(s) you’ve set yourself the task of answering within the allocated … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Circle of Knowledge

Behind every research journey is a story. These stories shape who we were and set the trajectory to whom we are becoming. Kharl Gilbert once said “look not at what … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thanks so much…but no thank you – saying No to a (really nice) Supervisor

I’m about to share with you a letter. A letter I had to write to a supervisor to tell them that I could no longer have them as a supervisor … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

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