A PhD is an achievement, not an activity

A PhD is an achievement, not an activity

‘What do you do?’ is a question we’re often asked when we meet someone new. How do you answer? I’m doing a PhD? I’m a researcher? I’m in academia? Actually, you don’t really ‘do’ a PhD at all. I know we say this to our fellow researchers, as a kind of shorthand. Continue reading A PhD is an achievement, not an activity