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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 […]

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 […]