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Note from the Editor
Note from the Editor
by | Features

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 […]

Fashion: Why Academics Should Care
Fashion: Why Academics Should Care
by | Fashion/Style

Fashion Matters: Why academics should care about what they wear  By Ben Barry (@drbenbarry) This article was originally published on The Chronicle of Higher Education. Academics get a bad rap for their sartorial choices. More than two decades ago the fashion historian Valerie Steele scoffed that “academics may be the worst-dressed middle-class occupational group.” Today this […]

Style Rules for Mixing Prints
Style Rules for Mixing Prints
by | Fashion/Style

| By Stylish @ Work (maximize by mixing and matching prints) Spring is here (it seems), and my mind has turned to new ways of spicing up my current wardrobe, without having to invest in an entirely new season’s worth of styles. There’s no better way to do this than mixing and matching what’s already in […]

The Stylish Academic Survey Report
The Stylish Academic Survey Report
by | Features

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 […]

Netflix for Academics: The “Play” List
Netflix for Academics: The “Play” List
by | Lifestyle

You are busy and we know it. But surely there is time for a little Netflix at some point in life – like the weekend? Two hacks on Guardian’s 10 ways to feel less busy are: slow down, no matter how wrong it feels, and go easy on the busy bragging.  This is why we @ Stylish Academic thought […]

Meet the Scholar | Prof Smith
Meet the Scholar | Prof Smith
by | Meet The Scholar

Meet Fiona Smith, a Professor of Law at the Warwick Law School, with research interests in International Economic Law; food security; International Agricultural Trade; WTO Law and Policy; Investment Arbitration; and more. Prof Smith is a highly accomplished scholar who has presented her research to public and private sector audiences in the USA, Europe and the Far […]

Top #Twitter Chat Tips for Academics
Top #Twitter Chat Tips for Academics
by | Features

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 […]

Self-care in a world of busy
Self-care in a world of busy
by | Lifestyle

By Jane Jones   Much of our self-care is relegated to the weekends. We think of sleeping a bit later, moving a bit slower, maybe even treating ourselves to some small indulgence. But during the week we just rush through the motions as we strive for peak productivity, thinking there is never any time to stop and […]

Food, Passions & Academia
Food, Passions & Academia
by | Lifestyle

By Furaha Asani  Chances are some of us postgrad students and academic researchers don’t really give that much thought to the food we are eating. Not that we don’t care, just that as long as it’s nutritious and/or tasty, it should go down well. Or maybe it’s just me. Regardless of whether you spend weekends […]