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The Ultimate Guide to Organising Your Very Own Conference

By Vanessa Tautter | Over a year ago, my colleagues and I decided to organise a conference at the University of Graz. For many of us, it was the last year at this particular university and, in a way, we… Continue reading →

Podcasting and the PhD Part 2: the technical side of the force

By Ian MacNeill This week’s guest post is part 2 of my interview with Lauren Miley and Tayler Shreve from the Crimeversation podcast. On Monday, Lauren and Tayler spoke about the origins of Crimeversation and about the guests and cases their… Continue reading →

Podcasting and the PhD: an interview with Lauren Miley and Tayler Shreve from Crimeversation

By Ian MacNeill and Lauren Miley First invented by software developer Dave Winer, listening to podcasts became a ‘thing’ back in 2005 (the same year YouTube was founded!), when iTunes began carrying podcasts. Podcasts have since become one the most prominent cultural… Continue reading →

What kind of holiday is your PhD?

By Sam Grinsell and Virginia Calabria | As the nights start getting longer and the campus fills up with undergraduates again, the summer holidays already seem to be fading into distant memories. To hold onto these memories a little longer,… Continue reading →

So Many Questions, So Little Time: Q&A With Current PhD Students

Krysten Blackstone | For the past two years, I have been one of the PhD students that does the ‘Welcome to the University’ talks to incoming Masters and PhD students. The session is a chance for the newbies to ask on-degree… Continue reading →

The Viva

By Laura Harrison | Whether or not it is true, it can often feel like your whole PhD is heading towards one moment – the viva. I became a #vivasurvivor this past May so thought I would share my experiences and… Continue reading →

Looking Back: The 5 Best Practices of My PhD

By Drew Thomas |   With a new academic year approaching and having graduated this past summer, I thought of no better a time to reflect on the best practices that helped me earn my PhD. It’s been about three… Continue reading →

Taking an Academic Gap Year

By Sophie Almond |   As the summer months come to a close and September fast approaches, a new academic year is upon us once again. Whilst some people immediately transition between the end of their MA studies and the start… Continue reading →

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