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.

My mom is writing a book!

Constantly stressed out, worked out or absent-minded? Zombie at day and owl at night? Welcome to the club of parent/PhD students. Well, that may not describe every day, nor everyone’s experiences… but no matter what challenges you are facing or hardship you are going through as a parent/student, this is to reassure that you are…

Style is not Anti-Intellectual

How do we perceive the relationship between style and intelligence?  Is there space for fashion in academia? Read a thought-provoking piece by @Stylish_Academi… Style is not anti-intellectual. It is actually more cerebral than you think. To have a personal style is not to be defined by fashion and trends (or other people’s expectations of you),…