Researchers sometimes find it difficult to carry out activities outside academic work where everything revolves around the sedentary slug of reading and writing.
Is Industry against Academia? I’ve been asking myself this question for some time now.
Meet the Damsels in Doctorates slaying the dragons of misogyny. They are not in distress. Damsels in Doctorates (DiD) is a project run by two PhD researchers, Honor and Hannah.
How valuable is fitness to our daily lives as academic researchers & professionals? Elmarie Venter shares a detailed account of her fitness journey, and the positive impact it’s had on her academic career. Since I was a teenager, I always enjoyed reading up about the world and doing research; and for a long time it didn’t matter […]
This week the Stylish Academics of the Week series premieres! In no particular order, we share our top 6 impeccably styled academics. You can also nominate a Stylish Academic by tagging us on Instagram or sending us a message. A post shared by Nicole, Ph.D. • The Doctorette (@thedoctorette) on May 7, 2017 at 2:59pm PDT […]
On what terms does a professional get to identify as one? This is the question Kay Guccione turns inside-out on Stylish Academic this week. I was inspired during a Twitter conversation a couple of weeks ago to consider concepts and perceptions of professionalism. The opinions offered online and the research literature on professionalism, professional trust, and professional development, […]
Christmas has come around quickly, and if you’re like me, the gifts checklist is very much unticked. It can be really difficult, deciding on what gifts for whom; so we ran a poll among SA readers, and here’s what they said they want for Christmas…
“Tweed” is the Denim of academia. Nothing screams “I am an academic” like tweed. In fact, there is an academic editing service named after it. This textile and the academy have been almost synonymous for so long, it is no wonder younger generation scholars tend to shy away from it. On Hollywood, a professor without a tweed jacket […]
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 […]