5 Basic White Tee Looks to Campus
5 Basic White Tee Looks to Campus
by | Fashion/Style

No matter the love-hate relationship one might have with the colour White, this basic tee is a fashion staple item. It gives life to a 70s skirt, and adds class to the most eccentric of outfits – say a colourful embroidered jacket. Here are 5 ways you may rock the basic white tee to the […]

Meet the Scholar | Claudette Kika
Meet the Scholar | Claudette Kika
by | Meet The Scholar

Meet Claudette Kika. It’s not everyday you find a scholar who kinda likes Kim Kardashian. Tell us about your research? My research is about supporting student management with business analytics in the UK Higher Education sector. I aim to explore the use and impact of business analytics in UK’s institutions of higher education, with regards student […]

Stylist – race, beauty, equality issues
Stylist – race, beauty, equality issues
by | Fashion/Style

Stylist Magazine recently made a grand announcement on their Instagram page, introducing their “diversity manifesto”. It reads: We will ensure every piece of beauty editorial is relevant to women of all skin tones and hair type This declaration was accompanied by the following hash tags – #beauty #stylish #diversity #equality The comments section gave enough food […]

What’s for Summer? Academic Style
What’s for Summer? Academic Style
by | Fashion/Style

After weeks of teasing, summer has finally decided to make a grand entrance. While others bask in the sunlight at the poolside in bikinis, there’s work to be done on this side of the divide – scripts to mark, dissertation students to supervise, or paper deadlines to meet. You might partially lose your outdoors, but you […]

Tim Hunt and “the girls in Science”
Tim Hunt and “the girls in Science”
by | Features

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
by | Features

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
by | Features

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 […]

Meet the Scholar | Yemi Jegz
Meet the Scholar | Yemi Jegz
by | Meet The Scholar

Meet Yemi Jegede, the PhD researcher whom otherwise would have been a football player… cool geek.  Tell us about your research? My research revolves around the development of sustainable eco-friendly heating and air-conditioning solutions for use in the emerging landscape of emission cuts (huh?). In simple terms, I am working on air-conditioners that are less harmful […]

Meet the Scholar | Michelle Reeve
Meet the Scholar | Michelle Reeve

Meet Michelle Reeve. She’s doing a PhD on spiders, loves barefoot running, and would buy you a pint with her last penny! Do tell us about your research? My PhD research looks at spider locomotion! Spiders can naturally ‘self-amputate’ their own legs to escape from predators, and I’m interested in how their gait changes when […]

Declutter your wardrobe in 3 easy steps
Declutter your wardrobe in 3 easy steps
by | Lifestyle

It’s amazing how much clutter we amass over time. The wardrobe is filled to the brim and bursting at the seams, but when it’s time to get dressed for work, there is nothing to wear. If that scenario is familiar, you are not alone. I recently had to move rooms within my house (long story!) […]