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Vivid Stream by Susie Self

Here's PhD Student, Susie Self's, new Installation Opera VIVID STREAM, which was performed at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire on the 27th June 2018 as part of The CODA Festival.   https://vimeo.com/277801188 The installation is designed to run independently and...

About the experience (not the research): Angela

About the experience (not the research) with Angela English   In this series, we sit down with a current (or recent) PhD researcher and actively try not to talk about their research. Instead, we chat about their experience of doing a PhD, how they cope with the...

My Erasmus Experience: Bukola Ajala

The Erasmus exchange programme has impacted my life in very significant ways.  I arrived at Birmingham City University on the 29th of January 2018 and left for my home country exactly at the expiration of the 3-month programme. I left both the institution and the...

Viva 60-second interview: Dr Sarah Raine

Hi Sarah, congratulations on passing your viva! What was your PhD title? ‘A Little Togetherness’: Making claims, negotiating boundaries, and forging meaning as a younger member of the British northern soul scene. Can you explain in a couple of sentences what your PhD...

My Erasmus Experience: Lade Atofojomo

MY BIRMINGHAM-ERASMUS EXPERIENCE: THE SEASON OF CONTRADICTIONS Lade Atofojomo I used to love travelling in and around Nigeria as a teen and young adult and did so within my limited budget as often as I could, but responsibility of career, home and children seem to...

Reflections on Post-completion Writing: Dr Dave Harte

Reflections on Post-completion Writing        Dr Dave Harte About a year ago I received an email from Cardiff University (where I was studying for my PhD on a part-time basis) informing me that my access to library services was about to be cut off as I was no longer a...

Career Stories: Dr Amy Twigger Holroyd

Hi Amy, thank you for sharing your career story with us. When did you complete your PhD and what School or disciplinary area was it in? In 2013, in Fashion & Textiles. What is the title of your PhD and can you sum up in a couple of sentences what it was about?...

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