Funding a Research Trip

This guest post comes from the Transatlantic experience of Kiefer Holland, and is essential reading for anyone at a Scottish HEI planning to fund a research trip! Kiefer is an English Literature PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh. His research looks at the writing and speeches of six nineteenth-century African American women: Jarena Lee, … Continue reading Funding a Research Trip

Why Training Needs Analysis Is A Friend, Not A Foe

Written by Mairi Hamilton, a second-year AHRC-funded doctoral researcher in the Centre for Gender History at the University of Glasgow. Mairi is exploring women’s experiences of abuse in the home in nineteenth-century Scotland. Find her on twitter at @MairiAntoinette The Dreaded Training Needs Analysis For a long time ‘training needs analysis’ (TNA) was a phrase … Continue reading Why Training Needs Analysis Is A Friend, Not A Foe

Finding peace in a frantic PhD

Katey Warran is the recipient of an AHRC Creative Economy Studentship led by The University of Edinburgh in partnership with Queen Margaret University, and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society. She is interested in bringing together the arts and sciences, with experience across a range of disciplines including arts and health, cultural sociology, philosophy and music. … Continue reading Finding peace in a frantic PhD

The Arts and Forced Migration: An English Literature PhD student at the Refugee Studies Centre International Summer School

This guest blog comes to us from Sarah Stewart, an AHRC funded researcher in recipient of the SGSAH Student Development Fund to attend the Oxford Refugee Studies Centre (RSC) Summer School.  Can art and its study meaningfully and significantly intervene in massive human suffering? The UNHCR reports 68.5 million people are now forcibly displaced worldwide, the highest … Continue reading The Arts and Forced Migration: An English Literature PhD student at the Refugee Studies Centre International Summer School