Sharing is Caring (For Yourself!): Top Tips for Sharing Your Research

In this guest post, Heriot-Watt University PhD researcher María de los Angeles Zapata Rodriguez discusses how sharing her research within and outwith the academic community has helped her to better understand both herself and her research, and she gives advice on how to get the most from our sharing experiences. You need to share your … Continue reading Sharing is Caring (For Yourself!): Top Tips for Sharing Your Research

A Foot in the Door: Taking Part in the Edinburgh TV Festival’s TV PhD Training Scheme

This latest guest blog post comes from Juliette Irretier, a PhD candidate in Film & TV Stuidies and Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Glasgow. She gives us a review of the training event TV PhD, put on as part of the Edinburgh TV Festival. As well as being of interest to anyone interested in … Continue reading A Foot in the Door: Taking Part in the Edinburgh TV Festival’s TV PhD Training Scheme

Digital Transformation and Integration

Jenny Elliott (University of Edinburgh) shares her experience attending the Landscape Institute's 'Digital Transformation and Integration' event at the start of this year. What might the future look like for built environment professionals? How will innovation in emerging technologies, digital tools and data affect the way that landscape architects, urban designers, planners and architects design, … Continue reading Digital Transformation and Integration

Confronting Shadows: Mindful and Ethical Communication of Sensitive Content 

This blog post from Peter Tuka (University of Glasgow) summarizes the outcomes of the ‘Confronting Shadows: Mindful and Ethical Communication of Sensitive Content’ workshop that was held on 22nd November 2019 at St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art in Glasgow. The workshop was kindly supported by the Cohort Development Fund from SGSAH. ‘Confronting … Continue reading Confronting Shadows: Mindful and Ethical Communication of Sensitive Content 

Freedom Road

This incredible guest post comes from Janine Mitchell. Janine Mitchell is starting the second year of her PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Stirling. Her practice-led research examines the ways in which archival material is analysed, selected and implemented in the creation of biographical narratives, and how this process negotiates the shifting boundaries of … Continue reading Freedom Road

5 reasons you should organise a conference during your PhD

This guest post is written by Dorothy Lawrenson, a 2nd year AHRC-funded PhD student in Creative Writing at the University of Edinburgh. She tweets @djlawrenson. Helping to host a conference may feature among the competing demands on your time as a PhD student. The job, which is unlikely to be compulsory, involves a commitment of … Continue reading 5 reasons you should organise a conference during your PhD