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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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
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.
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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. […]
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.
Guardian UK published a viral article on The Key to a Successful PhD: Write in Your Own Voice. Honestly, this is easier said than done! If I were to take this advice verbatim, I would be writing my thesis like a blog post. We all know that is one way to ask for trouble with the […]