The one where I went to an academic conference for the first time – 86

This past week I attended an academic conference in the Czech Republic. I have always been sceptical about the value of academic conferences, and now I have a much more defined opinion of them. In short, they are networking holidays. At the conference I attended, I was in the minority – as a student. MostContinue reading “The one where I went to an academic conference for the first time – 86”

Booking some time off – Week Seven as PhD student

Almost without fail, I plan to write these on a Friday and then forget about it until Sunday. So here I am on Sunday writing this to fulfil an obligation I have long lost sight of. At first, I thought I would do it to improve my writing skills, I am not sure if thereContinue reading “Booking some time off – Week Seven as PhD student”