Educating Ali

Educating Ali

Educating Ali The following blog is by Dr Ali Haggett. Ali writes about her experiences of academia and her transition out of academic life and work. You can follow Ali’s blog here. The 21st September 2018 was my last day working as an academic at one of the UK’s top universities.  Unlike many on precarious […]

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Viva 60-second interview: Dr Regina Seiwald

Viva 60-second interview: Dr Regina Seiwald

Hi Regina, congratulations on passing your viva! How does it feel?! Absolutely thrilled! I have to admit that it took me some days to realise that I have passed my viva – despite the whole department celebrating with me! What was your PhD title? Towards a New Theory of Metafiction: Literary Self-Reflexiveness in Contemporary British […]

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Media Insight Training by Dan Thurley

Media Insight Training by Dan Thurley

As someone who works on the ‘other side’ of the media in a purely technical capacity coordinating live shots for TV news, I found some of Simons ‘war stories’ really, interesting and it opened my eyes to a journalistic side I hadn’t considered before and so I found the media training with Simon useful.    […]

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Early Career Survival Guide

Early Career Survival Guide

In view of the mounting challenges facing early career academics after the PhD, Dr Derek Dunne (Cardiff University) and Dr Toria Johnson (University of Birmingham) have compiled this online survival guide. The guide includes a range of resources, useful for those who are working towards as well as having completed the PhD. These include: Updates […]

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Vivid Stream by Susie Self

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.   The installation is designed to run independently and continuously in a space. Perhaps in the foyer of an opera house so that people can interact with as much or as little as they like. In […]

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