How to Be an International Scholar (Even While Staying Home)

In this guest post, University of Edinburgh PhD researcher Vesna Curlic explains the importance of internationalisation in our research and practice, and gives advice on how to apply a global mindset to our work. What does it mean to be an international researcher? This, like most questions that academics deal with, is a question that … Continue reading How to Be an International Scholar (Even While Staying Home)

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

Why Training Needs Analysis Is A Friend, Not A Foe

Written by Mairi Hamilton, a second-year AHRC-funded doctoral researcher in the Centre for Gender History at the University of Glasgow. Mairi is exploring women’s experiences of abuse in the home in nineteenth-century Scotland. Find her on twitter at @MairiAntoinette The Dreaded Training Needs Analysis For a long time ‘training needs analysis’ (TNA) was a phrase … Continue reading Why Training Needs Analysis Is A Friend, Not A Foe