Over the course of last week, I attended the ‘Evolving Education & Careers’ virtual international conference hosted by DMH Associates and sponsored by the Edge Foundation. Networking and session delivery were handled through a dedicated app called Whova. This conference comes at a time when careers work is undergoing rapid change. Well, to be fair, … Continue reading ‘Evolving Education and Careers’ virtual conference: Key takeaways for those interested in the current state of career guidance #EducationandCareers #CareerChat
So, I was looking at my organiser the other day, and I noticed that I had quite a lot of tasks ticked off ever since the start of my PhD (which was officially on the 1st of October 2020). Some were admin, some were research; most were all about getting organised and establishing routines. If … Continue reading What does one do in the first weeks of a PhD? 50 steps to on-boarding as a new PhD student
If this blog was a book on how to do a PhD, or on how I’m getting on with my PhD, then this post would be the preface to that book. Or, if I was selling you a product, and the product was a PhD, then this would be the brochure that tells you why … Continue reading The pre-PhD blog post: How did we get here?