Exploring the Depths: Working with Archives at the National Library of Scotland

In this week's post, PhD student Steven Harvie tells us about his placement at the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh, continuing our series on working while doing a PhD. Steven tells us about the serendipity of the archives and the great pleasure of actually going into an office (especially one as beautiful as the … Continue reading Exploring the Depths: Working with Archives at the National Library of Scotland

Communicating Your Research: Titles, Taglines and Elevator Pitches

This week's guest post is from Andy Porter, who is currently SGSAH's Digital Curator. In his role, he sees a lot of PhD students giving the 'elevator pitch' version of their research and today, he reflects on how he developed his research tagline and how you might think about developing yours. In the early stages … Continue reading Communicating Your Research: Titles, Taglines and Elevator Pitches

Breaking the Fourth Wall: Working in Researcher Development as a PhD Student

This week, PhD researcher and events intern Emily Hay continues our series on working while undertaking a PhD. In this post, she considers how the different roles she's had (professionally and academically) have affected her own self-perception and identity as a researcher. As PhD researchers we can wear many different hats, and we often switch … Continue reading Breaking the Fourth Wall: Working in Researcher Development as a PhD Student