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thephdliferaft's podcast

Feb 22, 2021

This episode deals with the financial impact of undertaking a PhD.

 

Emily Roberts is a personal finance educator specializing in early-career PhDs based in the U.S.  Emily draws on her own experience as a graduate student to support others to make the most of their money.

 

In this conversation we talk about the...


Feb 15, 2021

This week’s episode takes an honest look at the realities of the PhD journey.

 

Nick Rowe describes himself as a “trans-disciplinary educationalist”, with interests in scientific communication and academic/professional development. He is a fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy and the Society for Education and...


Feb 8, 2021

This week’s episode deals with an issue that many of us are grappling with - stress.

 

Jenny Mercer is Reader in Qualitative Approaches to Applied Psychology at Cardiff Metropolitan University. Her research interests focus on experiential enquiries of student experience and the impact of green care and...


Feb 1, 2021

In this episode the fabulous Kat Low shares her experience of practice-based research - particularly her fieldwork in South Africa.

Kat is a research-practitioner in the field of applied theatre and sexual health with a commitment to feminist-led research.  Her practice lies in creating participatory-led theatre and...


Jan 24, 2021

This week’s podcast tackles the problems and possibilities of being a part-time PhD student.

 

Katie Hall is currently a creative practice PhD student, with project Queer as Friends. As a creative writing practitioner, Katie is editing her debut novel and freelancing as a journalist for LGBTQ lifestyle press. She...