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Dissertations and Data
"The keynote provides an overview on the field of research data produced by PhD students, in the context of open science, open access to research results, e-Science and the handling of electronic theses and dissertations. The keynote includes recent empirical results and recommendations for good practice and further research."
research  data-curation  graduate-student  graduate-school  publishing  scholarly-communication 
april 2016 by tsuomela
#withaPhD | Twice-monthly Twitter chat
"#withaPhD started as a biweekly Twitter chat and hashtag for graduate students, academics, and anyone else who has or may wish to have PhD experience."
twitter  phd  graduate-school  graduate-student  chat 
march 2015 by tsuomela
The Impossible Decision: On Whether or Not to Go to Graduate School : The New Yorker
"Graduate students are always thinking about the pleasures and travails of grad school, and springtime is a period of especially intense reflection. It’s in the spring, often in March and April, that undergraduates receive their acceptance letters. When that happens, they turn to their teachers, many of them graduate students, for advice. They ask the dreaded, complicated, inevitable question: To go, or not to go? "
graduate-school  graduate-student  academia  advice 
april 2013 by tsuomela
The closing of American academia - Opinion - Al Jazeera English
"In most professions, salaries below the poverty line would be cause for alarm. In academia, they are treated as a source of gratitude. "
academia  work  labor  employment  adjunct  instruction  education  graduate-student 
august 2012 by tsuomela
Study Hacks » Blog Archive » Treat Your Mind as You Would a Private Garden
These examples underscore an important reality: no amount of planning, productivity, or accomplishment will provide you an interesting and happy life if you allow your mind to run amok — ruminating on what has or could go wrong; fixating on slights and fantasy dialogues with invented nemeses; leaping perpetually to day dreams of some quixotic future where everything finally works out.
advice  graduate-student  research  interest  mindfulness 
september 2010 by tsuomela
grad skool rulz «
This is a collection of graduate school advice columns I have written for orgtheory. I have tried to make it fairly generic advice. I hope you can find something relevant to your situation.
graduate-school  graduate-student  advice  work  career  tips 
july 2010 by tsuomela

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