Making the time to be outside, be active and switch your brain off might just be the best thing for your PhD. It might also calm down that pulsing vein in your forehead...
A guinea pig: Pets as Therapy for people who don't have the space or energy for an actual dog.
A comment on the role of teaching grammar explicitly in language classrooms and the bridge between Second Language Teaching and Research.
The first 18 months of my PhD and the realisations that I've had.
I was spoilt rotten and taken to Paris, the "ville de l'amour", for my birthday. Here's a little travel guide/review/diary of our time.
Today the app-store is filled with note, list and to-do apps. Every blog, website or article has another 'PhD must-have' application that will 'change the way you keep your notes'. Which one is the best for what?
As a young academic and visiting lecturer, I'm often asked by students "how did you do it?" and my secrets are as follows: In fact, they're not secrets at all. I remember sitting in a pub with my mum at the end of my first year of University, saying that University doesn't really test how … Continue reading “How did you do it?”
With 6 weeks of the podcast, I'm running 8k in just under an hour. I am chuffed with myself. So, with this, I signed up to Race For Life 10k in May.
Whether it's your bio, your academic profile or writing an email, what do you write after the 'PhD'?
2016 was the first year that I didn't spend my British summer in Italy. Gosh. To begin with, the weather was not kind. With the average temperature at a measly 14.9°c and fairly consistent rain, my British summer in central London did not try to make me feel at home.