A Rage-Nosebleed and Thomas Becket’s Pants: Serendipity in Research

This week's guest blog comes from Christian Clarkson, who graduated with her PhD in December 2018; it was funded by the AHRC as part of a Collaborative Doctoral Partnership between the University of St Andrews and Historic Environment Scotland, and she is currently working for both organisations. Her research focussed on wider-precinct buildings in Scottish … Continue reading A Rage-Nosebleed and Thomas Becket’s Pants: Serendipity in Research

Can You Handle It? Using Special Collections in Research

This guest blog comes from Jill Dye and Erin Farley, who co-organised a SGSAH-funded workshop on using Special Collections material for research. Held in Dundee in May, this SGSAH-funded event was organised out of a discussion with fellow PhD researchers about “library anxiety”. Usually a term used in undergraduate, FE and public library provisions, it … Continue reading Can You Handle It? Using Special Collections in Research

That Time I went to Finland & Sweden and Took over 3500 Photos: Making the Most of Student Development Funding

Our guest blogger this week is Hannah Yoken. Hannah is a Finnish-American SGSAH / AHRC funded PhD candidate at the University of Glasgow researching transnational Nordic feminism. Her PhD project is titled 'From peripheral to paragon? The transnational development of Nordic feminism since the 1960s'. During her studies Hannah has specialised in the development of various social … Continue reading That Time I went to Finland & Sweden and Took over 3500 Photos: Making the Most of Student Development Funding