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Committee Post: Supporting BLM and the Anti-racist movement

Today’s committee post is a little different to usual. But the Pubs and Publications committee felt that, during this time, with the spotlight being shone on systemic racism in police procedures and across wider societal structures, we needed to take… Continue reading →

Remote working pro tips!

As I am sure you are all aware there is a global pandemic going on at the moment! (And if you aren’t, what rock have you been hiding under and can I join you?) For many PhD students, things are… Continue reading →

Academia: not a safe haven from sexual harassment

I think in some ways I have been naïve to the problem of sexual harassment. I thought that my involvement in academia, and not the corporate rat race, that I would be free from the troubles of the ‘Me Too’… Continue reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Balancing the sometimes changing and complicated relationship with our PhD supervisors

By Rachel Wilson-Lowe Having a good relationship with your supervisors can make the PhD process infinitely easier. But whilst the PhD can seem like an all-consuming part of our lives as students, it is important to remember that supervisors have… Continue reading →

Setting and actually meeting goals

Tips and tricks to reach your PhD related targets from our fabulous committee! When you first start a PhD, the 3 or 4 years ahead of you can seem like a daunting amount of time. How on earth are you… Continue reading →

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