How to be a Digital Academic 1
How to be a Digital Academic 1
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I arrived Scarman House, Warwick University, with high expectations. It was the venue for the Digital Academic workshop organised by Jobs.ac.uk and Piirus. At the end of the event, I was glad I came. It was worth the energy it took to make it there. I got to take a selfie with the amazing Thesis Whisperer – […]

Event | The Digital Academic
Event | The Digital Academic
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The Digital Academic: Tools and Tips for Research Impact and ECR Employability  Organised by Jobs.ac.uk in collaboration with Piirus.com Date: Monday 23rd March 2015 Venue: Scarman Training & Conference Centre at the University of Warwick Speakers: Dr Inger Mewburn (Thesis Whisperer), Dr Nadine Muller, and Andy Tattersall Fee: £20 Social media and digital tools are now a staple of many […]

“Almost” by Kemi Ogunniyi
“Almost” by Kemi Ogunniyi
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In a few seconds her name would be called next. She had dreamt of this moment over and over. Just last night, she tripped over something on the stage and fell and everybody laughed at her. Stupid dreams, more like nightmares. She took a deep breath in and tried to focus on the stage. For […]

Advice for Young Academics …
Advice for Young Academics …
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Trending on Twitter today… make sure you find your GEMS in the ROUGH below… #AdviceForYoungAcademics Much of what you’re told is ‘policy’ is myth to prevent innovation and change – do your research – bust the myths — Sonia Hendy-Isaac (@SoniaHendyIsaac) February 10, 2015 Having a family and being an academic are not incompatible. Stick […]

5 Style Tips for a Presentation
5 Style Tips for a Presentation
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Presentations in the classroom, boardroom, or conference hall can be nerve-racking. The least you can do after racking up confidence from your competence, is to pull some extra from your outfit. Like Style Confidante says, “match your presence with your performance”!

Monochrome Chic in the Library
Monochrome Chic in the Library
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  Monochrome Library Run by stylish-academic featuring black skinny jeans Graphic t shirt, £13 / 10 Crosby Derek Lam black shirt, £195 / Twist Tango white top / L K Bennett pencil skirt / White skirt, £32 / Black skinny jeans

Meet the Career Girl | Fola’ Adeyemo
Meet the Career Girl | Fola’ Adeyemo
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  Folashade Adeyemo is a member of the Nigerian Bar. She is also currently a PhD student at Brunel University, UK. Her research looks at the financial stability of Nigerian banks and explores the regulatory framework.

The Vintage Grad Student
The Vintage Grad Student
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  Weekend Vintage girl by stylish-academic featuring loose tops Loose top, £8.55 / Polo Ralph Lauren skinny jeans / Yves Saint Laurent heeled sandals, £400 / Toast oxford shoes flat / Vince Camuto leather crossbody purse / Thierry Lasry tinted sunglasses, £315 / Mac cosmetic

Meet the Career Girl | Esther Moyin
Meet the Career Girl | Esther Moyin
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Esther is a graduate of University of Warwick, UK. She is currently a management consultant, who is keen on the progress of African businesses and the growth of African nations. A woman of many hats, Esther is also the creative director @ Belle & Grace, an African fashion enterprise inspired by the beauty of the continent. […]

Meet the Career Girl | Furaha Asani
Meet the Career Girl | Furaha Asani
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Furaha is a second year PhD student at the Department of Infection and Immunity, the University of Sheffield, UK. She is a Biochemist, currently doing immunology-related research. Furaha also writes short articles for ‘African hadithi’, an online magazine. Her articles are mostly opinion pieces about a whole range of topics from women’s body issues to interracial relationships in Africa.