A few years ago, Science and Style would hardly be found in the same sentence. The visual image of a non-mad-scientist who is “elegant”, “polished” and “well-put-together” challenges stereotypes till today.
I have been building my wardrobe for about 15 years. For 10 of those 15 years, I lived on adjunct and graduate student wages. To complicate matters, I have expensive tastes.
At Stylish Academic, we believe that style is a state of mind, an attitude, an intellectual proposition, and a philosophy. Dress tells our stories, and fashion writing renders those stories in text.
Academic Audio is a mobile app for academics. Read Summer Higdon’s account on how she came about this fantastic idea, the challenges she’s faced along the way, and the journey so far.
According to Hattie Earle, there are 4 key academic dresses that will take you through your career. The incomparable Oscar Wilde gave us many pearls of wisdom but one above all remains with me: ‘You can never be overdressed or overeducated’.
Meet the creators, Black Women PhDs, Latoya and Dominiqua, in this enlightening chat with Stylish Academic.
Furaha Asani shares her story in this video; how she honoured her Father through her PhD Viva experience.
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.
Searching for academic jobs can sometimes be a slow and painful process. But everyday I spot good news on Twitter about how someone has landed their dream job. What are they doing right? What are the critical success factors that make one applicant successful over the other?
Akor Oplauwah is proof that you can be an academic researcher and wear as many other hats as you please. He is a published poet.