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How to match your shirt and tie
How to match your shirt and tie
by | Fashion/Style

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Men’s Style | How to match your shirt and tie  It may seem like the easiest task to pull off, but it takes considerable style energy to effortlessly put the shirt and tie together. The art of matching ties with suits or shirts could be confusing at times. The options available […]

Academic Wear: A Shakespearian Critique
Academic Wear: A Shakespearian Critique
by | Fashion/Style

“Academic wear” can be a tough nut to crack, especially for women. In this article, Thomasin Bailey lends her voice to the issue, powerfully weaving Shakespeare into her critique of what it means to be a woman in academia. She asks the all-important question: What should I wear to be “taken seriously”? It is often said that appearance […]

The Complete Guide to LIPSTICKS
The Complete Guide to LIPSTICKS
by | Fashion/Style

London-based make-up artist, Kemi Fadeyi of KTouch talks makeup and lipsticks for every personality, skin tone and the working woman. Side note: there’s a RED for everyone.  What general tips should we consider when choosing a lipstick or lip colour in store? I believe that every woman should go into a store open-minded when it […]

Who do you call a Professional?
Who do you call a Professional?
by | Features

On what terms does a professional get to identify as one? This is the question Kay Guccione turns inside-out on Stylish Academic this week.  I was inspired during a Twitter conversation a couple of weeks ago to consider concepts and perceptions of professionalism. The opinions offered online and the research literature on professionalism, professional trust, and professional development, […]

Meet the Scholar Lauren
Meet the Scholar Lauren
by | Fashion/Style

Meet the Scholar, Lauren, a Graduate Council Research Fellow at the University of Alabama in the Department of Psychology. She is currently in the third year of pursuing a PhD in Social Experimental Psychology with the goal of remaining in academia at a research-oriented university. Lauren’s research examines the interaction between affect, cognition, and personality. She […]

Editor’s Note – Happy New Year 2017
Editor’s Note – Happy New Year 2017
by | Features

2016 feels long gone, seeing how much we already have packed into the New Year. That said, I do feel like 2017 has a very positive vibe about it. Have you set any goals for the new year? What do you want to have achieved by the end of the year? For some of us, […]

Best Christmas Gifts for Academics
Best Christmas Gifts for Academics
by | Lifestyle

The joyful pain of selecting the perfect gift for that family member, friend or spouse is real; oh the trepidation as they unbox your item while you await the verdict, hoping for The Squeal of Joy. At Stylish Academic, we thought we would make life a wee bit easier for people who have researchers in […]

Meet the Scholar | Titilope
Meet the Scholar | Titilope
by | Meet The Scholar

Meet Titilope Adebola (Titi, for short). She’s a PhD student in the Civil Engineering department at Queen’s University in Canada. Tell us about your research My research focuses on investigating the long-term durability of materials used to repair water pipes as part of a larger project investigating pipe deterioration and repair. Basically, I am trying to […]

What I wish I knew before the PhD
What I wish I knew before the PhD
by | Features

We recently ran a huge social media campaign calling all past and present PhD researchers to share what they wished they knew before embarking on the academic journey. (Read Furaha’s personal story on her journey with mental health, losing loved ones, and more – Things to know before the PhD) A big thank you to everyone who responded! […]

Academic Codes of Dressing
Academic Codes of Dressing
by | Fashion/Style

The codes of dressing in academia can be tricky. No one knows precisely where it sits on the spectrum of professional to super-casual, and this is not unexpected. The world of academia is not one big homogeneous bubble. It is more like an onion bulb with multicoloured layers representing diverse disciplines, and at the same […]