I am very pleased and extremely relieved to be able to (finally!) announce that I have passed my PhD viva – and with only minor corrections! This good news comes after more than five years of hard work and emotional
Tag: imposter syndrome
And with that, I have submitted my PhD thesis for examination and thesis season is over! The last few days have been spent finishing up my thesis, all so that I could submit it on Halloween (success!). That included finishing
The last of my “big” thesis chapters has finally been added to my master thesis document and that means that thesis season is really nearing the end now! This latest chapter is probably one of the most important ones, too.
I submitted my first post-PhD life job application today, which I am counting as a milestone moment (hence the celebratory bubbles illustrating this post). The application is for a lecturer post at a Scottish university which would incorporate elements from
I spent last week in Zadar, Croatia for the ISIC: The Information Behaviour Conference. It was my first time travelling internationally for a conference – and my first time in Croatia – but my second time attending an ISIC conference. The pre-conference doctoral workshop
Note: This post was originally shared on my personal blog. As such, it is a bit more touchy-feeling than you would expect. But, as I am researching online information and personal reputation, I suppose it’s a good example of how
I had my RD6 review meeting last week, and am very pleased to say that it went very well. The RD6 review is a six-month review as part of Edinburgh Napier University’s research degree framework. It is part of the
Presenting a paper: Assessing the available and accessible evidence
I spent the past week in Aberdeen* for academic conferences. It was a great experience that allowed me to meet with other information science academics and to present some of my research. And, importantly, it was an opportunity for me
Provisional wins: Abstracts, bursaries, and conferences
I received an email today that gave me a bit of a confidence boost, so I thought it was time I (finally!) share a couple of happy PhD accomplishments. I should have shared some of this earlier, but I was
Yesterday was my RD6 review meeting, and I am pleased to say that it left me feeling confident about the next stages of my PhD. Or at least, it made me feel as if I’m starting to find my bearings.
I am pleased to (finally!) be able to say that I am officially a PhD student. That might sound a little strange to those who know I began my studies more than a year ago, but the way things work
Tuesday was Ada Lovelace Day, an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), and as part of the celebration, I attended a dinner hosted by Equate Scotland and Edinburgh Napier University. [Note: Click here