Experiences of the ‘Visiting Doctoral Researcher’ Scheme

Elyse Jamieson is a second year PhD student in Linguistics & English Language at the University of Edinburgh, funded by SGSAH. Their research interests are primarily in dialect syntax and semantics, with a focus on data from Scots dialects. For more information, see their website or find them on Twitter. I have just returned from a … Continue reading Experiences of the ‘Visiting Doctoral Researcher’ Scheme

House of Illustration Curation Internship: A Day in the Life

Our post today is by Fiona Dakin, a PhD student in French at the University of St Andrews. She is currently researching illustrated editions of Charles Baudelaire’s Les Fleurs du mal. As a SGSAH student, she was provided with the opportunity to devise her own internship, so she contacted the curation team at London’s House … Continue reading House of Illustration Curation Internship: A Day in the Life

Being a Scotland Futures Forum Intern: First Thoughts

In January Nicola Martin and Nell Widger become ‘Futures Fellows’ at Scotland’s Futures Forum, a public policy think-tank based at the Scottish Parliament. The Forum works to promote research and stimulate debate on the long-term challenges and opportunities Scotland faces, with the aim of informing MSPs and others, and enabling them to consider the effects … Continue reading Being a Scotland Futures Forum Intern: First Thoughts

GUEST BLOG: THE INCHCOLM PROJECT AND WORKING WITH OTHERS PT. 2

Earlier in the week we shared Part 1 of Mona Bozdog's reflections on her experience with the Inchcolm Project. Below is part 2 for your viewing pleasure! We Throw Switches, Andrew Dyce and Craig Fairweather, are a curation and production duo, based in Edinburgh, who specialise in bringing incredible video games and other wonderful digital … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: THE INCHCOLM PROJECT AND WORKING WITH OTHERS PT. 2

GUEST POST: Interning with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Diljeet Bhachu is a PhD research candidate in Music at the University of Edinburgh, funded by the AHRC through the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities. She has kindly shared with us her experiences of the last 8 months as an intern with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. I haven’t really posted much about … Continue reading GUEST POST: Interning with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Guest Post: On residencies, and why you shouldn’t give into chronophobia, Pt. 2

Last week we published part 1 of Catherine Weir's experience of applying to an SGSAH artist-in-residence position. This week we're delighted to share part 2, that looks in detail at Catherine's time at RSPB Mersehead, with reflections on the benefits of being an artist in residence during your PhD.  Last April, Roseanne Watt (University of Stirling) and … Continue reading Guest Post: On residencies, and why you shouldn’t give into chronophobia, Pt. 2

Guest Post: On residencies, and why you shouldn’t give into chronophobia, Pt. 1

This week we have part 1 of a fantastic 2-part insight into the process of applying to and undertaking an SGSAH artist-in-residence post during a PhD. A huge thank you to Catherine Weir for sharing her story and photographs with us. Part 2 will be posted next week. Twelve months ago, weighed down by a … Continue reading Guest Post: On residencies, and why you shouldn’t give into chronophobia, Pt. 1