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Four Resources for PhDs Considering a Non-Academic Career

By Vesna Curlic | As the pandemic exacerbates what was already a challenging academic job market, many PhDs and early career researchers are considering working outside traditional academic jobs. Thinking about an alt-ac career can be daunting, but as a… Continue reading →

George Orwell’s Six Rules for Writing: A Reassessment

By Daniel Adamson | In April 1946, George Orwell published a short essay entitled “Politics and the English Language”. Orwell’s clear intention was to remedy the pervasive ‘ugly and inaccurate’ written English in contemporary literature. Modern English, especially written English,… Continue reading →

Dine like royalty. Budget like a grad student.

By Megan King |     It’s no secret that the budgetary restrictions of a postgraduate researcher don’t typically afford (See what I did there?) the most elaborate lifestyle, and if you pair cash shortages with the time constraints of a… Continue reading →

Committee Post: Introducing the New Committee Members

As the new school year begins, so does a new era on the Pubs and Publications committee. In this month’s committee post, become acquainted with our newest committee members, who have answered three introductory questions!   Vesna Curlic, Topical Editor… Continue reading →

The New Pubs and Publications Committee

Last month we put out a call for new members to join the Pubs and Publications team. We were overwhelmed by the number and quality of responses we received. We are very pleased to announce that Vesna Curlic, Grant Golub,… Continue reading →

Memes, Glorious Memes!

By: Rachel Wilson-Lowe So in response to this crazy COVID world (and the fact that some new PhD students will be starting at the end of this month), I thought today’s post should be a little escape from reality! I… Continue reading →

Resources We’ve Found Useful During COVID

As we continue to navigate this global pandemic, this month’s committee post is all about the resources we have found helpful as PhD students during COVID!   Giovanna Pasquariello I have been lucky enough during the pandemic: my project did… Continue reading →

What’s going on next academic year?

By Giovanna Pasquariello | So, lockdown is in easing course. Step three began on the 4th July in the UK. Pubs, restaurants and hairdressers are permitted to open with social distance measures in England. Scotland entered phase three: non-essential shops… Continue reading →

In defence of doing nothing

| by Tim Galsworthy   The summer months are usually a very busy time for PhD researchers. With terms and teaching over, summer provides us with an opportunity to “get some research done.” If your project requires primary research –… Continue reading →

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