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Three approaches to doing research whilst managing anxiety

By Sabrina Islam | I have had anxiety disorders since I was an early teen. Being completely uneducated on the topic of mental health, I simply accepted this as a character flaw, or maybe even a hallmark of academic achievements…. 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: 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 →

An Academic Gift Guide for PhD Students

By Vesna Curlic | I’m not sure if this is a universal feeling, but this year – probably in response to the many exhausting challenges 2020 has held – I am particularly keen to start the festive season! Though it… Continue Reading →

The Ups and Downs of Editing in Isolation

By Megan King | When I had the opportunity to work on campus regularly, working from home felt like a luxury. The routine of teaching face-to-face then returning to my shared office to attempt an afternoon researching and writing seemed… Continue Reading →

Four ways to look after yourself during a global pandemic

By Ellis Mallett | Since the pandemic hit back in March, life has been full of twist and turns, especially for doctoral students all over the world. PhD candidates are known to be particularly harsh on themselves at the best… 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 →

Five expectations a good supervisor should have.

by Craig Lennox| New terms have started at universities all over the world and many new PhD students are trying to get their heads around what they have signed up to. One thing that can feel daunting is developing a… Continue Reading →

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