Only Human

The Value of a PhD: Waste of Time or Way of Life

What is the role of a PhD in society and what of the lack of a significant salary premium over a lower degree? But being an academic is a way of life. An academic is one who is some where between a cynic and a romantic, as skeptical in her rigour to ... Read more

Just my Life

How I came to take a Sabbatical

I remember the day I quit my job to take a sabbatical. I did enjoy working at my last workplace. Yet, I felt like a spectator rather than on the field, for anything other than work. A vacation is a traditional remedy for such a malady. So I went on v... Read more