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

Why the New Blog?

I started blogging at an early stage in my PhD research. At the time, academic blogging was a divisive topic. I bit my tongue through many a question or remark, such as, “I couldn’t possibly find the time for it” (translation: “You must not be busy enough), “I care too much about my research to … Read more