Something’s got my goat. There’s no use crying over spilt milk, but maybe there is use blogging about it so the milk doesn’t get spilt quite so often in the future! I research the time period when people were first milking their animals in Europe – and that usually excites a lot of interest from … More The first milking – what were they thinking!?
I’ve just gotten back from a fantastic conference in the Netherlands! It was the annual meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists. This year I was presenting my own PhD research and also giving a paper in lieu for a colleague who couldn’t be there, which would be the first time I had presented at … More EAA 2017 Maastricht
This post is the fourth and final in a blog series about the end of my PhD, and deals with the corrections after the viva. You can read about submission, viva prep, and the viva itself, here. The end of the PhD seems like a lot of hoops to jump through. You submit it, you … More Viva Survivor  Corrections
This post is the third in a blog series about the end of my PhD, and deals with the ACTUAL VIVA. You can read about submission, viva prep, and corrections, here. All my preparing was complete – the day of the viva was upon me! V-Day had arrived! The viva is arguably the most important … More Viva Survivor  The Viva
This post is the second in a blog series about the end of my PhD, in which I prepare for my viva. You can read about submission, the actual viva, and corrections, here. The thesis is submitted! Months of intense work on one thing, suddenly gone. Wait… what do I do now? I had two … More Viva Survivor  Viva Prep
This post is the first in a blog series about my viva, and deals with the submission process. You can read about the series and my other posts on viva prep, the actual viva, and corrections, here. In my third and final year of my PhD I was expecting to be submitting around the end … More Viva Survivor  Submitting
I’ve finally gotten around to writing an end-of-PhD blog series, in which I relate my journey from submitting my thesis to passing my viva and then the following (minor) corrections. My thesis was titled A zooarchaeological study of butchery and bone fat processing among early Neolithic farming societies of central Europe. Catchy, no? I investigated how … More Viva Survivor: A Series