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The PhD Experience

On Widening Participation and the PhD

By Sarah Thomson | It’s no secret that the world of academia is far from a meritocracy. In efforts to combat this at undergraduate level, many universities and organisations are striving to increase access to higher education for students from… Continue reading →

2 Down, Starting 3rd, and 4 For Good Measure

Krysten Blackstone | Pubs and Publications has gone through a number of changes since I came on board two years ago.  My appointment as a Contributions Editor then was also the celebration of our 200th post – I am chair now,… Continue reading →

Five ways to succeed this summer

By Sam Grinsell | As we languish in the depths of summer, here are some thoughts on how best to maximise your efficiency through the long days. I assume here that you hunger for academic success to the exclusion of… Continue reading →

So your partner is doing a PhD…

By Richard Parfitt and Claire Skilton |   Rather than just writing my own blog for this week’s post, I thought I would bring in somebody else’s knowledge and experience of my PhD experience, i.e. that of my fiancé, Claire,… Continue reading →

Dancing your way to the First Year Review

By Sarah Leith | Let me take you back to the start of my doctoral studies last year. Standing apprehensively in the back right hand corner of an unfamiliar dance studio, I find myself part of a group of around… Continue reading →

Choosing Your First Conference: A Beginner’s Guide

Sarah Thomson | Conferences are an inevitable part of PhD life, but choosing where to submit your first abstract(s) can be a tricky decision. For most people it is their first experience of sharing their research outside the sanctuary of… Continue reading →

An ode to time management

By Joannie Jean | Something we all do as students or candidates is writing. Many students find this activity tedious and, in our fast-paced world, we tend to get distracted from it often. After a while of doing guerilla-style writing,… Continue reading →

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