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 Residencies: Researcher in Residence at Hospitalfield house

Today we have the final of our three posts by PhD students who have undertaken SGSAH research residencies this year. You can find out more about the residencies and other SGSAH opportunities here.  Researcher in Residence at Hospitalfield House Our blogger today is Théophile Krosi-Douté. Théo is currently a PhD student at the University of Aberdeen. His … Continue reading SGSAH Residencies: Researcher in Residence at Hospitalfield house

SGSAH Residencies: Researcher in Residence at Cove Park

This week on the SGSAH blog we have a series of posts from students who undertook SGSAH funded residencies earlier this year. Yesterday we heard from Katerina Talianni, who was thinker in residence at Deveron Projects in Huntly. SGSAH Research Residency at Cove Park Our post today is by Daphne de Sonneville. Daphne is an artist and … Continue reading SGSAH Residencies: Researcher in Residence at Cove Park

SGSAH Residencies: Thinker in Residence at Deveron Projects

Earlier this year SGSAH funded three very special residency opportunities for PhD doctoral researchers working in the arts and humanities. Three students got to spend time with the selected partner organisations, focusing on their own research and development and simultaneously considering how the place, site, environment or experience linked to their PhD project. This week on … Continue reading SGSAH Residencies: Thinker in Residence at Deveron Projects

That Time I went to Finland & Sweden and Took over 3500 Photos: Making the Most of Student Development Funding

Our guest blogger this week is Hannah Yoken. Hannah is a Finnish-American SGSAH / AHRC funded PhD candidate at the University of Glasgow researching transnational Nordic feminism. Her PhD project is titled 'From peripheral to paragon? The transnational development of Nordic feminism since the 1960s'. During her studies Hannah has specialised in the development of various social … Continue reading That Time I went to Finland & Sweden and Took over 3500 Photos: Making the Most of Student Development Funding