Since May 2006 I’m no longer employed at the Frankfurt University (they have limited 5-year contracts for offspring researchers) and getting time to proceed with my doctoral thesis got much harder. I had to find calm periods between starting my freelancer career and a lot of everyday life things that were to handle.
Shortly before my one-week vacation on Ibiza, I handed a release candidate out to my doctoral adviser and — despite a lot of short comments which I need to take into account for the final version — I got a fairly well review. In particular this means, that as soon as I found a 2nd referee for the thesis, I will be able to submit it. If all goes well it will happen in September 2006.
Polishing the dissertation makes more fun, now that I can see the end of the matter.Read more →