The PhD Movie

“Piled Higher and Deeper” The Movie is a live-action adaptation of the popular online comic strip by Jorge Cham ( It was filmed on location at and was produced in partnership with the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).

The film introduces audiences to the unique and funny culture of Academia and follows four graduate students (Cecilia, Mike, Tajel and the “Nameless Grad Student”) as they struggle to find balance between research, teaching and their personal lives with humor and heart.

More info on the PhD Comics Movie Page. Eagerly looking forward to it!


Naturally Obsessed: The making of a Scientist

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CRAP paper accepted by journal – Amusing read!!

When I first read through this article, I was amused and found it funny. But later it struck me, the sad state of science in which one has to survive and succeed.

CRAP paper accepted by journal – opinion – 11 June 2009 – New Scientist

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