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Conversation Between bobandbill and Lozz
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  1. Lozz
    4 Weeks Ago 8:20 PM
    Lozz
    hahaha fair enough! I would go too if my parents were shouting!

    wow, that is exciting - you could be in for a big move!! are there any you are most keen for? holland would be interesting!
  2. bobandbill
    4 Weeks Ago 3:31 AM
    bobandbill
    Neither have I, not outside the harbour or not on a simple ferry anyway! But when parents are paying this time around I am eager to be a cruise person. ;p

    Some in America, one in Holland, couple in CSIRO (Sydney or Perth) thus far. More to be done in the next couple months at least.
  3. Lozz
    4 Weeks Ago 2:44 AM
    Lozz
    Oh cruise... how brave of you! I've never been on a cruise before but not sure I am a cruise person haha. you will have to let me know how it is!

    haha ok so I assume not many of them going around then? what unis have you applied to? I hope you get a fancy fellowship!!
  4. bobandbill
    4 Weeks Ago 12:59 AM
    bobandbill
    I try to! But the New Caledonia trip is actually a cruise. :B

    PffftHAHAHAHA tenured position now, that's funny. =p No, a post-doc position is what it is called, and I've applied for fellowships too (also postdoc level but a bit fancier/you do your own project with that typically). And idk, if there are jobs at uysd and I can get it then yes, but there's been nothing new posted yet. Other unis/facilities in sydney however.
  5. Lozz
    4 Weeks Ago 12:02 AM
    Lozz
    Hahaha hope you're just flying with one airline - because your frequent fliers would be amazing lol.

    oh yeah, its like when I was doing grad job applications, they would start the following year. fair enough. still planning on staying at usyd? what kind of jobs are you applying for in academia? a tenured position? idk how it works haha
  6. bobandbill
    4 Weeks Ago 4:20 AM
    bobandbill
    Yeah, haha. Perth end of the month for a week, and early next year family trip to ~New Caledonia~ woo

    Jobs in academia. I am not yet finished PhD but applications started for jobs that one can start a year later. It's weird.
  7. Lozz
    4 Weeks Ago 1:49 AM
    Lozz
    Yes! You should go.. when you aren't too busy travelling everywhere else!

    Oh nice, what kind of jobs? is that more funding or are you finished phd... surely not?! I dont know how all that works haha. Good to hear you can relax a bit though!!
  8. bobandbill
    4 Weeks Ago 6:12 PM
    bobandbill
    Yeah, I liked Rotorua. Taupo sounds nice!

    Very busy recently - after the paper submission had a lot of job applications to fire off with various project proposals required last week, and that's been a drain on time and energy. :< Got some breathing space now though!
  9. Lozz
    4 Weeks Ago 4:07 PM
    Lozz
    Yes! Rotorua did stink haha but it was pretty cool!! Taupo was so beautiful, you could see across this giant lake to snow capped mountains - very cool!

    Hows life?
  10. bobandbill
    October 15th, 2016 5:05 PM
    bobandbill
    I have! Not taupo I think, but yes to the other two. Rotorua stinks. =p
  11. Lozz
    October 12th, 2016 2:53 AM
    Lozz
    Nice! I have not been to either of those places!

    Going north island - doing auckland, taupo and rotorua. should be interesting! have you been?
  12. bobandbill
    October 11th, 2016 3:58 AM
    bobandbill
    For the next month-and-half, yep. Chance of Perth at the end of November, and family holiday very start of next year - cruise to New Caledonia. :B

    Cool @ NZ. Enjoy! What part of NZ?
  13. Lozz
    October 11th, 2016 2:59 AM
    Lozz
    Sounds like you are living the life martini!! done with your travels for now?

    I am off to NZ on saturday for a week, then back to my farm for another week, which will be nice! thinking about the uk around this time next year so just trying to figure things out at the moment!
  14. bobandbill
    October 10th, 2016 3:54 AM
    bobandbill
    Most of a week - was for another conference. Had an afternoon off so went with a bunch of friends to Bruny Island and ate delicious cheese and oysters. =) Good fun.

    What about yourself - any trips or adventures? And you mentioned you might move to the UK? :o
  15. Lozz
    October 10th, 2016 3:49 AM
    Lozz
    hike sounds like a good break from a conference!! Tasmania is so pretty! how long are you there for? will you do another mountain hike there? they have some good ones!

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