Finding Your Stephen King and Your Way Around the Paywalls when the Academic Library is Out of Reach

A few months ago I was invited to speak to the #PhDchatUCC group in University College Cork about my experience of finishing a PhD and what comes next. I focused mainly on time management and self-care because I really believe that these issues need to be brought into sharper focus. Having heard many junior and … Read more

Did the Dog Eat Your Empathy?

In the past academic year alone students have come to me about a range of issues that have effected their performance and attendance in my modules: bereavement, physical illness, mental illness, coming out to their families and friends, pregnancy, financial struggle, work commitments due to financial struggles, sexual assault, homesickness, relationship break-ups. None of my … Read more