Tag Archives: phd chat

April 17

Leeds Metropolitan University PORESO PHD Symposium Call for Papers

I am very excited to announce that we have finalised the Call for Papers for the Leeds Metropolitan University PORESO PhD Symposium. Keep 11th June free in your diaries! This is an ideal opportunity to start sharing your work and receiving constructive feedback in a safe, friendly and supportive space. This will also provide the […]

April 08

Engaging With Gender Issues: A Knowledge Exchange with Women’s Community Groups

Wow. What a day. Lots of heads are certainly better than one. And the Phd experience is certainly no exception. I don’t learn from sitting in a room reading books, I have to get out there, listening to others, interacting, bouncing ideas. What I love about my research topic is it’s so real, so tangible, […]

February 20

Happy PhD

So, after reading this blog post by Amber Davis, this post on Chronic Fatigue and M.E, and Anna Wood’s post on M.E I have decided to sign up for Amber’s Happy PhD course. Now I feel very lucky and fortunate to be a funded PhD student, and I love what I am doing and feel […]

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 […]

June 08

Diamond Dolls: Dr Billie Lister ‘paying it foward’

On Saturday 8th June, I went to Birmingham to meet the lovely Dr Billie Lister. I have been in touch with Billie since around March, and have found her to be supportive, encouraging and inspirational. As I said in my post ‘What you doing that for?’: Troubling Research Projects “I really believe in the ‘pay […]