Let’s face it – it can be difficult to buy for academics (or anyone really), so gift ideas are always welcome!
The lifestyle of an academic is quite different from a 9-to-5er. This category details the lifestyle of a grad student and a researcher… crazy deadlines, but we make it happen :)
Before I leave my flat, I apply my lipstick. Red, bold lipstick…It’s the moment when I turn from schleppy to professional, from uncertain and plagued with academic doubt to a bold, brave young academic who has her sh*t together…
If you want to thrive in the academic job market, you simply must be a mobile academic. Succeeding in academia in the 21st century requires mobility and moving outside your comfort zone.
Some of us struggle with productivity when working from home. In this article, Rebecca Randles shares her top 3 hacks for the home office.
Graduation gift ideas? Yes please. Enough of photo-frames and university memorabilia. This a list of graduation gifts ideas those completing their PhDs will actually love, USE, and be GRATEFUL for.
Congratulations you are expecting a baby, but now your clothes don’t fit. Where do you go to shop for maternity tops?
Let’s face it; academics move a LOT. Between my M.Sc. and my “permanent” job, I’ve moved 5 times.
Researchers sometimes find it difficult to carry out activities outside academic work where everything revolves around the sedentary slug of reading and writing.
I am a woman in Science and I love Instagram. A Science magazine editorial argued that women who spend time instgramming their scientific research are essentially wasting time.
How do you pack the best items for your conference trip every time? Build a capsule wardrobe. Post-docs are by nature flighty creatures: moving cities (or even countries) every couple of years; commuting implausible distances between overlapping short-term or part-time contracts; thrashing the international conference circuit like sleep’s gone out of fashion.