#AcWriMo in December

AcWriMo It’s all over… or is it?   As December ticks by it’s about time I checked in with my #AcWriMo experience and the goals I set myself. I had said I wanted to:  1. Start blogging. 2. Academic CV. 3. WiSPs Conference Paper. 4. Reflect on chapter “one” and…. 5? An article for publication??…

Phd Anxiety

This blog post aims to talk about my own personal experiences and feelings to do with anxiety and low mood as a PhD student trying to get by in the often brutal world of academia. There are no certain ideas here, just some thoughts and questions.   On the one hand, doing a PhD is…

Holly’s PG Tips

  Doing a PhD, or any form of graduate research, is hard. Really really hard. Don’t let any of those people who begrudge you for being a ‘lazy student’ and ‘tax-dodger’, who refuse you store credit or a rental property as you don’t have a ‘proper income’, or who say you ‘do nothing’ tell you…