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‘Loneliness and the PhD’ with Georgina Binnie

‘Loneliness and the PhD’ with Georgina Binnie

Feeling lonely is one of the most common difficulties for PhD students - particularly those studying overseas. This week’s podcast talks to Georgina Binnie who founded the ‘Writing Back’ project in 2014; the award-winning scheme matches home-based and international...

Black Womxn in the Academy with Lynette Goddard

Black Womxn in the Academy with Lynette Goddard

Lynette Goddard is Professor of Black Theatre and Performance at Royal Holloway, University of London. Their research and teaching is focused in the area of the politics of contemporary Black British theatre and performance, including work on new writing by Black...

Overcoming the Imposter Syndrome with Valerie Young

Overcoming the Imposter Syndrome with Valerie Young

From her extensive work in the field Valerie Young guesses that approximately 90% of PhD students experience imposter syndrome!  In this episode she offers some reflections on why academic culture may feed that anxiety of being found out as a fraud; as well as...

“What your supervisor wants you to know…” with Chris Megson

“What your supervisor wants you to know…” with Chris Megson

A very important element of your PhD journey is your relationship with your supervisor.   In this episode I talk to Dr Chris Megson, Reader in Drama and Theatre and Director of Postgraduate Research Education, in the School of Performing and Digital Arts at...

Coping with COVID as a PhD Student with Mays Imad

Coping with COVID as a PhD Student with Mays Imad

I am delighted to share this conversation with Mays Imad.   Mays serves as a Professor of Genetics, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Pima Community College and is the founding coordinator of the Teaching and Learning Center.  Her current research focuses on...

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