- Been asked on a Sunday afternoon to rewrite a section of a paper with a deadline of Monday afternoon;
- Spent Monday morning writing the changes only to discover the paper was submitted first thing that day, without me being told;
- Discovered that the woman responsible for cleaning and providing the data has left some mistakes in the data - or at least, in the 33% of the data I currently have - and has then gone on holiday, despite the deadline for having the full set ready for me being the end of this month;
- Found out the deadlines have been changed in an email I was never sent, and now involve me analysing the full data set in the next two weeks.
Wednesday, 14 September 2011
The Ivory Tower
I love academia. So far this week I have: