Meet the Scholar | Gemma
Meet the Scholar | Gemma
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Meet the scholar, Gemma King, who is into French cinema as a researcher, horror movies for leisure, and would spend her last dime on a visit to Japan. Tell us about your research I research contemporary French cinema. More specifically, I’m interested in the rise of multilingualism in recent French films, and the ways in […]

#GIVEAWAY 1st Year Anniversary!
#GIVEAWAY 1st Year Anniversary!
by | Features

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 […]

Meet the Scholar | Andrea
Meet the Scholar | Andrea
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Meet the scholar, Andrea, who wears comfy but stylish shoes while running around the lab. Tell us about your research?  I am starting my fifth year in the PhD program in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at UCLA, and my research has been focused on protein biochemistry – particularly biochemical characterization of protein arginine methyltransferases in […]

How to Walk in High Heels
How to Walk in High Heels
by | Fashion/Style

By Sophie Powell (Scientific Beauty) | I have always had a fascination with high heels. The higher, the better! I always dreamed that with my first paycheck from my first real job I would buy myself a pair of Christian Louboutin shoes; how I will glide around my future office and hold meetings from the […]

Meet the Scholar | Monique
Meet the Scholar | Monique
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Meet Monique Charles, the scholar who studies Grime music, loves soca music and (wait for it)…. #writes #in #hashtags! What’s your research about? My research is on Grime music; tracing the musical influences & traditions that inform its aesthetic, and the social conditions & practices that enabled it to happen in the first place (and then […]

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 […]

Meet the Scholar | Romola
Meet the Scholar | Romola

Meet the Scholar, Romola Sadiq, who is into wax, fashion, and Faraday. Power to #GirlsinScience! Tell us about your research? My project focuses on understanding the underlying mechanisms that are involved in the liquid to solid phase transition following the preparation of Wax-In-Water emulsions. My project employs the use of aspects of Colloid Chemistry, Heat/Mass […]

How about a long-distance PhD?
How about a long-distance PhD?
by | Lifestyle

The decision to pursue a PhD is not an easy one, more so for those already immersed in the world of work and making good money; the newly weds; or those who now have kids to think about. For these groups of people and others, to become a “student on a budget” again, or have to […]

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 […]