Why it’s always personal… Rejection, failure and the University as a bad boyfriend

Dr Nicola Rivers and Dr Dave Webster [With a hat-tip to the Thesis Whisperer] Academia is fuelled by rejection. For every article accepted or funding bid won, numerous others will have been summarily rejected, with promising ideas never seeing the light of day. In fact the constant spectre of rejection is so widely acknowledged within the academicContinue reading “Why it’s always personal… Rejection, failure and the University as a bad boyfriend”