This guest blog comes from Richy Carey, a doctoral candidate at the University of Glasgow researching the language of collaboration in the construction of film sound. Here, he reflects on his SDF project, and the relationship between time and knowledge. One of the conditions of receiving a Student Development Fund award is that you submit a blog post … Continue reading The time it takes to get to know
This guest blog post is by Katerina Pantoula, a Year 2 PhD candidate in Linguistics and English Language at the University of Edinburgh. Her research focuses on the processing of complex syntactic structures by bilingual children who speak English and Greek residing in the Scottish Lowlands, from which she collects primary linguistic data. Having received funding … Continue reading LINGUISTIC DATA COLLECTION: A FIELDTRIP AMIDST GREEK-SPEAKING CHILDREN
This guest post comes from Anastasia-Stavroula Valtadorou, a second-year, AHRC-funded doctoral researcher at the University of Edinburgh. In November 2017 Anastasia-Stavroula was awarded a grant from the SGSAH Student Development Fund in order to take German language classes with a private tutor, native speaker of the German language. For the links to her personal social media pages … Continue reading Struggling with German: A Love-Hate Relationship!
Cassice is a Doctoral Researcher at the University of St Andrews and her work focuses upon the contemporary American survival film. Last year she taught Key Concepts in Film Studies and she currently teaches Film Theory, Culture and Entertainment. I spent the week 19th to the 26th March at Cove Park as the SGSAH researcher in residence. … Continue reading Researcher in Residence at Cove Park: Beauty and peace on Loch Long
Jonathan is a textile historian and tapestry weaver studying at the University of Glasgow. He is applying his knowledge of weave-structures to research the design and manufacture of mass-produced carpets, using the archives of the Glasgow-based firm, James Templeton & Co. Ltd. Is too much a bad thing? Discussion with colleagues suggests that a common part of the PhD … Continue reading Student Development Fund Report: Learning to work with ‘too much’ information
Matthew Payne is in the fourth year of his PhD at the University of St Andrews. Before moving up to Scotland, Matthew completed his undergraduate and Master’s studies at the University of Cambridge. Matthew works on Seneca the Younger, the Roman politician, philosopher, poet, and infamously the tutor and adviser of the Emperor Nero. Matthew’s research is on aberration in Seneca’s tragedies, … Continue reading 3 Months in the Netherlands
Our guest blogger this week is Juliet. She is a second year student at The University of Edinburgh studying American literature. Her research focuses on depictions of flirts in American fiction from 1878-1928, exploring how attitudes towards flirtatious femininity reflect broader cultural changes. Thanks to the Scottish Graduate School’s ‘Student Development Fund’ I spent October to … Continue reading Firestone Library: Progressing at Princeton
Our guest post today comes from Birdie, a part time PhD assistant. Birdie is supposed to be working on creating a healthy but constructive work/life balance, but spends most of her time trying to make the work environment as difficult as possible. When she isn't "working", Birdie's main interests include tennis balls, snacks and shouting … Continue reading How To Look After Your PhD Student