Beyond the Books: A Doctoral Internship Experience at the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Today, Katherine Burns, a third year History PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh, tells us about her SGSAH internship experience with the Royal Society of Edinburgh. This post kicks off a new series about the value and challenges of doing an internship or residency during the PhD. If you are interested in doing an … Continue reading Beyond the Books: A Doctoral Internship Experience at the Royal Society of Edinburgh

“What do you want to be when you grow up?”: Career anxiety and the PhD

| Vesna Curlic As the mid-point of my PhD creeps closer every day, I’m increasingly aware of the fact that I will soon enough have to make decisions about what to do after my doctorate. The prospect of life post-PhD weighs heavily on my mind, especially as I’m someone who went directly from undergrad into a … Continue reading “What do you want to be when you grow up?”: Career anxiety and the PhD

Becoming a Global Scholar: Event Recap and Advice on Internationalisation

| Vesna Curlic On June 17, SGSAH held an event entitled “Becoming a Global Scholar: A Workshop for Doctoral Students.” This event is part of SGSAH’s efforts to get doctoral researchers to think more internationally about their work and careers. “Becoming a Global Scholar” was aimed at any doctoral student who was interested in making … Continue reading Becoming a Global Scholar: Event Recap and Advice on Internationalisation

An Argument for the Sustainability of Non-Violence

In this guest post, University of Glasgow PhD researcher Gaston Bacquet explores the principle of non-violence through history and offers an understanding of the challenges our current societies face today with regards to achieving harmonious human relations. This topic forms part of his ongoing doctoral research and personal worldview. A recent article by The Washington … Continue reading An Argument for the Sustainability of Non-Violence