Academia Abroad: My Fellowship and Research Trip in California

This week's guest post is by Emma McCabe, a SGSAH-funded researcher at the University of Stirling, who was awarded a Holstein Dissertation Fellowship from the University of California, Riverside for the academic year 2021-2022. In this article, she details some of her adventures duringher visit. Having applied to The University of California, Riverside, for a … Continue reading Academia Abroad: My Fellowship and Research Trip in California

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

Re-immersion into Spaces of Law: Reflecting on research, connections and seas of change

The elegant beauty of Golestan province, Iran. This week we have a guest post from Mika Schroder, a third year PhD student at the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance. Her key interests pertain to the recognition and safeguarding of community rights, knowledges and perspectives within decision-making processes. Her research explores the meaning and … Continue reading Re-immersion into Spaces of Law: Reflecting on research, connections and seas of change

New York: A Nostalgic Trip through Magazine Archives

This week's guest blog comes from Jennifer Thatcher, a 2nd year, SGSAH-funded PhD candidate at Edinburgh College of Art. She also writes regularly for art magazines, including Art Monthly, ARTNews and ArtReview. You can read more about her work at https://www.sgsah.ac.uk/research/ahrc17-18/headline_563098_en.html and https://www.eca.ed.ac.uk/profile/jennifer-thatcher. ‘Is it normal for the pipes in my room to whine constantly?’ I asked at the reception … Continue reading New York: A Nostalgic Trip through Magazine Archives