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Event | Missing in Action
Event | Missing in Action
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Stylish Academic brings you an event alert for women interested in all things digital. It is an exciting 2-day event, bringing together digital academics, entrepreneurs, and women who are working or interested in creative industries and digital enterprise. Event: Missing in Action – Women & Digital Enterprise in the UK Date: November 21 & 22, 2015 […]

Dani’s AcWriMo Plans
Dani’s AcWriMo Plans
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Dani Arigo is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Scranton (Scranton, PA, USA). She is also a Licensed Psychologist in the Commonwealth of PA. Her field is Clinical Health Psychology (Ph.D., 2012). Dani speaks: As a clinical psychologist, my expertise is in adult psychopathology – understanding the development, assessment, and treatment of mental health conditions […]

Tim Hunt and “the girls in Science”
Tim Hunt and “the girls in Science”
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These Science girl tears I shed  |    By Furaha Asani   | She is a PhD researcher at the Department of Infection and Immunity, University of Sheffield. Furaha also writes for African Hadithi, an online magazine. Here, Furaha shares with us her take on Tim Hunt and “the girls in science”. Furaha writes: If you’re active on […]

From the aisle to the bookshelves
From the aisle to the bookshelves
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This is a tale of two friends, one love story, and the PhD. Donald and Arrianna met in 2013 at the University of Chicago discussing Political Theory. Theirs is a beautiful history and a happy future. Stylish Academic caught up with this lovely couple, and they shared their story with us + pictures from their big day. Do tell […]

Oxford Uni China-Africa Network
Oxford Uni China-Africa Network
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The Oxford University China-Africa Network (OUCAN) will hold its annual conference on 16 June 2015, from 10.00-18.30 at the China Centre, University of Oxford. Get your tickets here. The theme for this year’s conference is “Natural Resources in the Changing Landscape of China-Africa Relations“. It focuses on the changing China-Africa relations and the implications of this […]

#EditorDiary When does it feel over?
#EditorDiary When does it feel over?
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I recently handed in and passed my PhD viva in April. The congratulatory messages from friends and family has had me floating and twirling in the air. But no sooner than the giddy feeling takes hold, I find myself aground again. The truth is it doesn’t feel like it’s over. I still watch Netflix and […]

My Caribbean Research Trip
My Caribbean Research Trip
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Think Caribbean, think reggae music, beaches, and dance. This PhD researcher, Gabi Ferdinand, cleverly wraps it all up in a study, and shakes some booty while at it. Here is our interview with Gabi on her field research trip to Trindad & Tobago. Tell us about your research… My research looks at brands and how […]

How to be a Digital Academic 2
How to be a Digital Academic 2
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Digital media tools are fast becoming a significant part of academic life. To ignore them is to fall behind. This is why when Jobs and Piirus advertised a workshop on The Digital Academic, I just had to be there. If you were unable to make it to the event, do follow this series of 3 […]

How to be a Digital Academic 1
How to be a Digital Academic 1
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I arrived Scarman House, Warwick University, with high expectations. It was the venue for the Digital Academic workshop organised by Jobs.ac.uk and Piirus. At the end of the event, I was glad I came. It was worth the energy it took to make it there. I got to take a selfie with the amazing Thesis Whisperer – […]