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Monday, November 17, 2008

Some euphoria of my own - my PhD is accepted!

I just received the news this morning that my PhD thesis has been accepted with no requirement for any rewriting.

This is, of course, fantastic news. I'm incredibly happy and relieved about it. As I was just saying to Udo Schuklenk, the last year of the candidature before I submitted in August was a very difficult one for me in many ways. For now, however, I'm celebrating. Tomorrow I can start thinking about the daunting prospect of trying to turn it into a book.

9 comments:

Glendon Mellow said...

Outstanding!

Way to go, Russell!

b- said...

well done!

Blake Stacey said...

Congratulations!

Brian said...

Congratulations Russell!

Ronny said...

Congratulations Dr^2 Blackford. All the best for your next endeavor. Cant wait for the book to come out :)

Greg Egan said...

Congratulations! I trust they'll now double your academic salary ...

Udo Schuklenk's Ethx Blog said...

well done mate! udo

Hazel said...

[Claps very loudly].

Well done!

Robin said...

Congratulations!