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Note from the Editor
Note from the Editor
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Dear Reader, Thank you for staying with Stylish Academic despite the long sabbatical the team needed to set the house in order. As we approach our second birthday in a few months, it has become important to once again evaluate Stylish Academic, what we are here for, and how this platform can be of utmost value […]

The Stylish Academic Survey Report
The Stylish Academic Survey Report
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About a month ago, we launched a quick survey to better understand who was visiting the site, what you thought about the content, and how we could improve on Stylish Academic to provide exactly what you want to your inbox. It was a rewarding experience, and I just want to thank everyone who participated; for […]

Top #Twitter Chat Tips for Academics
Top #Twitter Chat Tips for Academics
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By Dennis Rolojo | #Twitter ChatTips: How academics can connect in 140 or less I love Twitter! Growing up in a slum in Manila, it’s a childhood dream – it’s the place where I can easily send snippets of messages to people I look up to. For this reason, I spend a large chunk of my […]

How to get published as an #ECR
How to get published as an #ECR
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One way to be distinct in the current academic job climate is to get published, and get “published well.” As an Early Career Researcher, it takes some strategic thinking to hit home-run in the labour market. Stylish Academic caught up with Charlotte Mathieson, to hear her story about the journey to getting a book published with an esteemed publisher, […]

Top 10 Academic Twitter Accounts
Top 10 Academic Twitter Accounts
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More academics are getting social-media savvy on Twitter, and we think it’s a good thing! It provides great opportunity to build community, collaborate, and share research. We know that when you’re a newbie on Twitter, it can feel totally lonely and downright confusing. This is why we have come up with the top 10 accounts every academic […]

Planning my Nigeria research trip
Planning my Nigeria research trip
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How to plan your research trip – from wardrobe to finance & check lists. By Tee Ola (editor) I am the queen of Project Management. Even if the project to be managed were my weekend, I am proud to announce that I would plan it down to the colour of flip-flops (ha!). My friends tease […]

How to Improve your CV on your PhD
How to Improve your CV on your PhD
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|| By Furaha Florence Asani One year ago I wrote this think piece bemoaning the fact that whilst I’d invested so many years of my life into my education, I hardly had any work experience. In the PhD work climate we are all trying to simultaneously fulfil our research obligations whilst readying ourselves for what […]

Dani did it! …#ACWRIMO
Dani did it! …#ACWRIMO
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November was the Academic Writing Month #acwrimo for those of us in higher ed, and there are so many stories tell. This year, we followed the experience of Dr Dani Arigo, Assistant Professor of Psychology, The University of Scranton. In her previous post, she shared her reasons for joining #acwrimo, her previous fruitful experience, and her […]

#GIVEAWAY 1st Year Anniversary!
#GIVEAWAY 1st Year Anniversary!
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We are a year old today! I want to start by saying a big thank you to you for following Stylish Academic, reading and sharing in your networks. Also, to everyone that has contributed or been featured on our “Meet the Scholar” series, it’s been amazing working with you. To celebrate our 1st year anniversary, the […]

Tenure-Track? No, but thanks…
Tenure-Track? No, but thanks…
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Who deliberately abandons the job security of the tenure-track to pursue what she considers truly fulfilling? Jane Jones! She shares her story with Stylish Academic below… I vividly recall the moment I decided to become a sociologist. As an undergraduate, I sat in a sociology seminar listening to the professor debate a graduate student (at […]