I can’t believe my time as SGSAH blogger has come to an end! Tomorrow I’m passing the torch into the capable hands of Jimmy Johnson, and I’m really excited to see where he goes with the blog! I’ve spent a lot of time reading posts written by my predecessors, and it’s incredible how diverse a … Continue reading Reflecting on blogging
Hello everyone! I’m Lizzie, the new SGSAH blogger for the next six months. I’m currently in my third year of doctoral study at the University of St Andrews, and looking forward to sharing the experience with you all! I’m nervous about stepping into Britnee’s shoes, but her previous posts have been a great source of … Continue reading From Cat to Wolf
Today, sadly, is my final day as the SGSAH blogger. It has been an absolutely rollercoaster past 6 months, but I wouldn't have picked a better time to have the blogging role in my life as I now have a paper trail of my progress over that time, as well as the proof I can … Continue reading Final thoughts on blogging
In the past, I’ve found a lot of joy, purpose, and fulfilment in writing my own blog. It gave me a platform to express my opinions, share my experiences, and simply be creative at times. Although, my greater hope was that my posts would be helpful or at least interesting. I find great joy and … Continue reading The Benefits of Blogging During Your PhD
We regularly share news, articles and opportunities for Arts & Humanities PhD students on the SGSAH Blog Twitter account. A wonderful place to connect with other researchers across Scotland: follow us to join the conversation! This month on the SGSAH Blog We had two guest posts on the blog this month. In the first guest … Continue reading Monthly round up: January 2018
It’s hard to believe that I’ve been blogging with SGSAH for almost six months. Next week I’ll compose the monthly round-up and after that I’m handing over to a new blogger who is sure to offer a very different perspective on the experience of being an Arts & Humanities PhD student in Scotland. I’ve loved … Continue reading My final SGSAH blog post!
It’s hard to believe it’s already 2018. Around a year ago I started a new hobby: climbing. This was quite an obvious pastime to take up after moving to Lochaber for my PhD: Fort William has been labelled ‘The Outdoor Capital of the UK’ after all. Having moved back to the area after many years … Continue reading The PhD Climb
We regularly share news, articles and opportunities for Arts & Humanities PhD students on the SGSAH Blog Twitter account. A wonderful place to connect with other researchers across Scotland: follow us to join the conversation! This month on the SGSAH Blog We had some wonderful guest posts this November! We began with this illuminating article … Continue reading Monthly round-up: November 2017
This guest article is from Shelly Coyne who is based in the IMHSD in the Reid School of Music at Edinburgh University. She is exploring choirs and community singing groups set up for singers who have experienced homelessness. Shelly has worked as a choir leader for over 19 years predominantly in areas of poverty and … Continue reading Singing Tour of Britain – visiting choirs and singing groups set up for people who have experienced homelessness
Zimbabwe has been all over the media recently, as a sudden intervention by the army resulted in the resignation of Robert Mugabe after three decades in charge. The southern African state has seen years of economic & political instability and has one of the highest unemployment rates in the world (at an estimated 95%!). News … Continue reading What does my PhD on Scottish heritage and tourism have to do with Zimbabwe?