After three years and three months of the most intense, mentally gruelling and challenging study, I have finally finished writing my PhD thesis. Hurrah! At times I thought I would never reach this stage. There are days when I would sit at my desk ready to write and my mind would be totally blank. On […]
It’s been exactly six months since my last post – an awfully long time in the blogosphere, but then I have been painfully busy. This year has been quite important in terms of trying to position myself and adjust to what is still a transitionary stage in my academic career. My three-year bursary came to […]
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A new study that examines the employability and value of doctoral graduates in comparison with
Teaching and research posts are scarce these days thanks to the drastic changes to HE funding, widespread job cuts, increased tuition fees and the trend towards marketization of the sector, leading to fierce competition in the job market.