Monthly Round-up: September 2017

September saw the launch of the new SGSAH Blog Twitter account! It's been a great space to interact and discuss the PhD experience in Scotland: follow us to join the conversation! I kicked off the blog in September with this discussion of what it means to be a ‘Remote’ PhD student, suggesting that there are … Continue reading Monthly Round-up: September 2017

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What do Employers ‘out there’ think of Arts PhD students?

Our guest post today comes from Katrina Gardner, Careers Manager  for Research Staff and Students at the University of Glasgow. Find out more about the University of Glasgow careers services here. Today I have that feeling of contentment that comes with a job well done, having just organised another very successful mock interviews and networking event for our … Continue reading What do Employers ‘out there’ think of Arts PhD students?

‘Negotiating Academic Careers’: The Scottish Association for American Studies Workshop

Our post today reflects on a recent academic careers event funded by SGSAH. It was organised by Catherine Bateson, a third-year AHRC SGSAH funded PhD student at the University of Edinburgh,  Nicola Martin, a third-year AHRC SGSAH funded PhD student at the University of Stirling and David Wilson, a third-year PhD student funded by the University of Strathclyde. … Continue reading ‘Negotiating Academic Careers’: The Scottish Association for American Studies Workshop