Monthly Archives: July 2016

Seven ways that an academic career is like Game of Thrones

1) Most of the people you know growing up through your PhD and postdocs will suffer horrible career deaths. 2) Being a good or bad person has no impact on how likely this is to happen. 3) You will travel … Continue reading

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On the river

“there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows A month ago, before the political world blew up and everyone started running round with … Continue reading

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