Archive : Academic

Nick Hopwood

Nick Hopwood is the academic blog of an Associate Professor at the University of Technology Sydney. Though Nick largely writes about his work in educational research, his candid posts publicizing his rejection in academia have been widely shared.


Patter is Pat Thomson, Professor of Education in the School of Education, The University of Nottingham. Her research is centered primarily on how schools might change to be more engaging and meaningful for more children and young people.


GradHacker is an academic blog for graduates looking for "stories, tips, and challenges of others who are experiencing the same things." Written by a community of bloggers on a wide range of topics.

PHD Comics

PHD Comics is the brain-child of Jorge Cham. Whether you're battling impostor syndrome or dealing with harsh reviewer comments, Jorge's been there. And his wry sense of humor makes the chewy bits of academic life a bit more digestible.

Blog on math blogs

The American Mathematical Society is dedicated to advancing research and connecting the diverse global mathematical community through our publications, meetings and conferences, MathSciNet, professional services, advocacy, and awareness programs.

The Thesis Whisperer

The Thesis Whisperer is a newspaper style blog, dedicated to the topic of doing a PhD and completing a dissertation. The Thesis Whisperer is edited by Associate Professor Inger Mewburn, director of research training at the Australian National University.