Tag Archives: blogging

horse2 January 02

Hello 2017

  Hey. Happy New Year and welcome to my first blog post of the year. I will aim to write on here regularly over the next 12 months, and  will finally blog about my Ph.D research. I never make new year resolutions, but instead make a list of goals/ things to try/ additions to the bucket list […]

plastic1 September 11

The Value of Conferences & Blogs for Ph.D researchers

I explain to first year theory students that sociological theory is like lego blocks. We use them to build our knowledge. These blocks are our foundation, and also our tool for building our ideas and presenting them. Well, being a Ph.D student is no different. We have to be the complete package, market ourselves as […]

tulisa July 24

The perils of blogging

I love blogging for both my research and teaching. It helps me with my writing it is great at making thoughts coherent as well as sharing ideas and getting feedback. I have always been careful not to blog about my Ph.D research, or put anything in too much detail. Blogging is not an add to […]

plastic19 August 28

Why you SHOULD blog about your research

An excellent post here on why you should blog about your research.

plastic18 August 21

The privilege of feminism

I have always had problems with feminism, despite identifying as once since my early teens. Since beginning my postgraduate studies, I have yo-yoed constantly as to whether I even identify as a feminist anymore.  People assure me “it’s feminisms” not a monolithic feminism, but I still have major doubts and concerns. When I was talking […]

sunshine June 23

PhD tips number 1

I got asked on twitter whether I had any tips as a postgraduate student so far. I only started in Jan on a p/t basis, but my aim is to finish in the minimum time allocated for part time students, 4 years. I had a good think, and there are a few tips I can […]

plastic40 May 01

Broken Barbie: Blogging with Disability

I was inspired to write this post because it is Blogging Against Disablism Day, and The F Word tweeted an old blog post from Amy Clare http://www.thefword.org.uk/blog/2010/05/blogging_agains which I think speaks about the issue beautifully. “Most long-term medical conditions also involve chronic fatigue, which is exacerbated by nearly all activities. The fatigue is qualitatively different […]