Tips for Responding to British CfPs as an International Scholar (and How to Organise a More Globally Inclusive Conference)

In this guest post, University of St Andrews PhD researcher Ann Gillian Chu offers advice on what academic conference organisers in Britain might be looking for in their Calls for Papers (CfPs). Similarly, she also explores how British conference organisers can strive to be more inclusive and understanding when opening CfPs to a global audience. … Continue reading Tips for Responding to British CfPs as an International Scholar (and How to Organise a More Globally Inclusive Conference)

Learning to Not ‘Unsee’: Racism in Academia

In this guest post, University of Glasgow PhD researcher Mariana Rios Maldonado discusses her experiences with racism in academia and explores how we (staff and students alike) can do better at implementing and fighting for anti-racist policies. You can read more about Mariana's research in her '5 Minutes With' interview. Spring of 2013. Sitting in … Continue reading Learning to Not ‘Unsee’: Racism in Academia

Challenging the Normative: Academia and Neurodiversity

This week's guest post is by University of Stirling PhD researcher Rosie Priest. Here, she discusses the specific difficulties she's encountered throughout her time in academia and how the exacerbation of those issues during the pandemic encouraged her to seek help. When lockdown came in March last year, I did what I always did, what … Continue reading Challenging the Normative: Academia and Neurodiversity