The PhD Experience

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Loving your PhD- Committee Post

In honor of Valentine’s day we decided to show a little love to our PhDs! Whilst the process of obtaining your doctorate can be difficult, full of trials and tribulations, there is also something so special in creating and nurturing… Continue Reading →

Throwing out the To-Do List

Ok, hear me out! I know the to-do list is a favorite among PhD researchers. It can provide a much needed structure and sense of accomplishment, both of which can be scarce in our lone pursuit of our degree. And… Continue Reading →

Committee Post: preparing for the ‘virtual’ conference!

So it doesn’t look like the COVID-19 pandemic is ending anytime soon. And with that comes virtual conferences for the foreseeable future. Whilst not entirely different from in-person presentations (still nervously biting my nails before I speak), there are some… 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 →

When the “field” moves inside your home

By: Rachel Wilson-Lowe As I am sure everyone is aware, we are in the middle of a global pandemic. And as such, our PhDs and research projects are having to adapt. From some this may mean pausing your research or… Continue Reading →

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 →

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