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Monthly Committee Post – A Few Things Academia Could Do Better

As PhD researches we must have all heard at least one discussion on how draining living in an academic environment is, and on how many decide to just leave academia, and pursue other jobs, in which – they say –… Continue Reading →

Committee post: A Gift to Your-1st Year-Self

It’s September again, and we all know what this means. New starts, new students, new plans for the academic year ahead. For those of you on your second year or beyond, do you remember how it felt when you started… Continue Reading →

Money, money, money! (August Committee Post)

This month’s committee post is all about budgeting during your PhD! From research costs, to paying for conferences, to balancing your own personal finances, our committee gives you all the tips and tricks! Vesna Curlic Financial planning for PhDs is… Continue Reading →

Inspiration and perspiration: Committee post

Your PhD is started with inspiration, from a person or a movement or your background. Whatever it is, this spark is what keeps you going during the difficulties that inevitably pop up during the process. But sometimes, in the midst… Continue Reading →

A New Year for everyone: Pubs and Publications’ Changeover

| By Giovanna Pasquariello 2021 marks a changeover for Pubs and Publications. With our former Chair Tim Galsworthy leaving the Committee, the blog is now entirely run by new and newest recruits. I am honoured to take Tim’s place as… Continue Reading →

Committee Post: New Year, New Us

Welcome to 2021, Pubs and Publications readers! It feels surreal that it’s a new year already, with 2020 feeling like it lasted five minutes for some of us and ten years for others. With hope in our hearts, the whole… Continue Reading →

What Pubs and Publications has meant to me

| By Tim Galsworthy I first joined the Pubs and Publications committee in the summer of 2018, just before I began my PhD that September. Pubs and Pubs has, therefore, been part and parcel of my entire doctoral journey so… Continue Reading →

Committee Post: The Silver Linings of 2020

It’s undoubtably been a rough year – and even that might be an understatement. Here at Pubs & Publications, we’ve spent a lot of the past few months talking about the challenges that the pandemic has posed for us all… 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 →

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