Tuesday, 11 September 2007

Piled Higher and Deeper

"Study time for PhD students is no joke, so why are ANU postgraduate students laughing? Research has shown that laughter is good medicine and scientists at the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science and the ANU College of Science have taken a practical approach to this well-researched problem: bring in a comedian.

Jorge Cham is the creator of Piled Higher and Deeper (PHD), the comic strip about life (or the lack thereof) in grad school. Often called the Dilbert of academia, PHD has appeared in the Stanford, MIT, Caltech and Carnegie Mellon newspapers among others, and it is published online where it receives over 2.7 million page views a month from over 1,000 universities and colleges worldwide."

I'll be going to see him in about 20 minutes.

1 comment:

Lloyd Flack said...

Cham will be talking here at UQ on Thursday Week. In fact he'll be in the QBP, the building complex where I work.