University of Hull ‘Sound + Environment Conference’ 29th June – 2nd July 2017

This guest blog is by Luca Nasciuti, who is a 3rd year PhD candidate in Musical Composition at the University of Aberdeen. He is an artist and composer who uses field recordings to build complex soundscapes. His sound is urgent and physical, rooted in the natural and man-made sources he employs. He performs his music internationally and he has … Continue reading University of Hull ‘Sound + Environment Conference’ 29th June – 2nd July 2017

Can You Handle It? Using Special Collections in Research

This guest blog comes from Jill Dye and Erin Farley, who co-organised a SGSAH-funded workshop on using Special Collections material for research. Held in Dundee in May, this SGSAH-funded event was organised out of a discussion with fellow PhD researchers about “library anxiety”. Usually a term used in undergraduate, FE and public library provisions, it … Continue reading Can You Handle It? Using Special Collections in Research

SGSAH Cohort Development Fund – “Other Psychotherapies – Across Time, Space, and Cultures”

This guest post comes from Anastasia-Stavroula Valtadorou, a doctoral researcher at the University of Edinburgh. In April, Anastasia-Stavroula was awarded a Small Award from the SGSAH Cohort Development Fund to attend the conference “Other Psychotherapies – Across Time, Space, and Cultures” at the University of Glasgow. Thanks to the generous support of the SGSAH’s Small Award (Cohort Development … Continue reading SGSAH Cohort Development Fund – “Other Psychotherapies – Across Time, Space, and Cultures”

Introductions

Hello! I’m Joanna Rodgers and I’m absolutely delighted to be looking after the SGSAH Blog over the next six months. If I’m honest, it’s a daunting task to take over from Lucie, whose blog posts have been so wide-ranging and imaginative. I’ve personally found the monthly round-up posts particularly useful. I’ll be continuing these during … Continue reading Introductions