Academic research

What I wish I knew before the PhD
What I wish I knew before the PhD
by | Features

We recently ran a huge social media campaign calling all past and present PhD researchers to share what they wished they knew before embarking on the academic journey. (Read Furaha’s personal story on her journey with mental health, losing loved ones, and more – Things to know before the PhD) A big thank you to everyone who responded! […]

My Caribbean Research Trip
My Caribbean Research Trip
by | Features

Think the Caribbean, think reggae music, beaches, and dance. This Ph.D. researcher, Gabi Ferdinand, cleverly wraps it all up in a study and shakes some booty while at it. Here is our interview with Gabi on her field research trip to Trinidad & Tobago. Tell us about your research… My research looks at brands and […]

“write in your voice”, But What does it mean?
“write in your voice”, But What does it mean?
by | Lifestyle

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 […]