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The PhD Experience

The Great (mental) Escape!

This is obviously not an ordinary time for anyone right now! The majority of us PhD students are working from home: scrambling to change our methodology, trying to get back funding from cancelled conferences, or just trying to adjust to… Continue reading →

Lockdown won’t get us down

By Giovanna Pasquariello ǀ What a strange time we are getting through right now! It almost seems like we are facing a dystopian reality – the kind you only watch in movies: entire countries locked down, empty streets, people not allowed… Continue reading →

What I learnt during the baby stage of a science PhD

By Apple Chew |     Although 6 months is early into the journey of a PhD, it’s often good to reflect on what one has learnt since starting the degree. Here are some tips from a science PhD student… Continue reading →

Going anti-viral: Thinking together and apart

In my beginning is my end. In succession Houses rise and fall, crumble, are extended, Are removed, destroyed, restored, or in their place Is an open field, or a factory, or a by-pass. T. S. Eliot, ‘East Coker’, no.2 of… Continue reading →

An Ode to Pubs and Pubs

Krysten Blackstone | Nothing in academia ever really goes as planned, does it? As I am sure many of you saw, our 5th anniversary month of postings was interrupted by the strikes across the U.K.   In our support of the strike action,… Continue reading →

Predation and Punctuation

By Fraser Raeburn | A depressing thing about PhD projects is how ephemeral they often prove. You can put together some great initiatives, but without an established institution buying in, they tend to fade away as your time and effort… Continue reading →

Our Favourite Posts!

As part of our 5-year anniversary celebration, we are taking a look back at some of our favourite posts! With over 400 posts in our library, it is almost impossible to choose our favourites. But our past and present committee… Continue reading →

Five Years of Pubs and Pubs

Krysten Blackstone | ‘It started, as so many things do, at a wine reception.’ Laura Harrison, founding and long-time committee member, wrote those words in February of 2016 to celebrate the first anniversary of Pubs and Publications, fondly known to… Continue reading →

Celebrating the new year…by looking back at the old!

With the start of another year, comes the pressure to ditch bad habits and buckle down on the PhD. But with this whole ‘new year, new me’ attitude it can be easy to forget about the importance of giving yourself… Continue reading →

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