Human stories for humans

Have you ever gotten a patronising comment about the subject of your research? English Literature PhD student Deborah talks about some of the reactions she has encountered when telling friends and colleagues about her topic – female nineteenth century authors – and why she thinks that is and why it should not happen.

To Conference Or Not To… There is no question

There is lots of guidance available on publishing academic papers. Sharing your research at conferences, however, is the relative unknown. And this can make the prospect quite daunting. Zakiyya sheds some light on the topic, sharing a few of her experiences and offering tips she has picked up along the way.

In search of more time

“Are there any other tricks you know which will reduce the amount of sleep I need each night, so I have more time during the day?” an old friend asks me. With only the slightest hint of a wry smile I respond: “That is not really how it works…”

New Year, New Me: Research Resolutions

Happy New Year! Now that 2020 is here, will you be making any new year’s resolutions? In today’s post, Sophie provides some research related resolutions that you might wish to try too! We have just said goodbye to 2019 and hello to 2020. A whole new decade. A New Year brings promise, hope and of…

Christmas and Your Mental Health

In this post Sophie shares her thoughts on looking after your wellbeing over the Christmas period. Christmas time can be full of food, fun, parties and spending time with your loved ones and family. With this in mind, Sophie offers some tips on how to look after your mental health during the festive season.  …

The Library: With you every step of the way

You might expect the library to be the first port of call when starting your literature search, but it may surprise you to learn that there are a lot of other ways that your institution’s team of information professionals can help you with your research project. Warwick’s Scholarly Communications Manager, Julie Robinson, highlights some of…