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Catherine Ross scribbles about ecology and PhD life


December 2015


This month marks one year since I started this blog – my ‘blogiversary’ if you will. I thought I would take some time just to reflect on my experience so far, and maybe give some advice to other PhD students thinking of starting one.

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Diggers in the Mallee – Yookamurra Sanctuary fieldtrip

Recently I had the amazing opportunity to visit Yookamurra Sanctuary as part of the Ecological Society of Australia conference in Adelaide. Continue reading “Diggers in the Mallee – Yookamurra Sanctuary fieldtrip”

Changing the ‘publish or perish’ paradigm – listen to the students!

Should PhD students have to publish during their thesis? Ask a group of postgraduate students and some academics and you get very different answers.

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