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
One of the aspects of the covid lockdown is the sudden rise in virtual teaching, conferences and talks. This comes with its own set of challenges and positives. In this post I will share some of my own experiences over the last few months of virtual presenting and attendance and discuss some of the lessons … Continue reading Beyond attending from bed: virtual presenting
Guest Blogger Catherine (Cait) McCullagh reflects on 'Covid-time' in her final year of her PhD. “This will be perfect for you”, one of my friends writes. They know that I am in the third year of my full-time practice-based research, with the field of my practice – and those who participated in this endeavour with … Continue reading On writing-not-writing, and the ‘slow science’ of ‘Covid-time’
PhD researchers share how they’re making progress with their work despite restrictions posed by the lockdown. For some, being forced to stay indoors and get some work done has worked out to be advantageous. But for others – with caring and/or childcare responsibilities, anxiety, disrupted research trips and halted field research – it’s difficult to … Continue reading PhDs During Lockdown
Don’t worry – this isn’t one of those ‘rise and grind’ type posts, encouraging you to make the most of self-isolation by completing your PhD in record time whilst establishing a new side hustle… For some of us, PhD work will go on almost as normal during this stage of pandemic-related disruption. Disrupted field research, … Continue reading PhDs, Pandemics, Productivity.