Navigating your return from fieldwork

Last year, around this time, I had just returned to campus from fieldwork and I was lost in a world of transcriptions whilst at the same time trying to start the write-up process. A few months after that, I shared some of my thoughts about surviving fieldwork for some of us who have to go out and collect data (available here). This post is a … Continue reading Navigating your return from fieldwork

Enjoying the sun at the Hive summer picnic

    On July 16th, we gathered for our last Research Hive event. We were very lucky with the British weather as the sun shone down on Stanmer Park for the whole time we were there. Even though the PhD schedule doesn’t really have things like summer holidays it’s still important to take some time away from the research and relax. We’re incredibly lucky here … Continue reading Enjoying the sun at the Hive summer picnic

Be or not to be… A Research Hive Scholar?

As the end of our, this year’s hive scholars’, ‘reign’ is slowly approaching and posters advertising opening of the new positions are hung everyone around the campus, I keep going back to all the joys, little successes and challenges that filled this academic year, my year at the hive. Applying for the scholarship one year ago exactly, preparing for the interview in between packing and … Continue reading Be or not to be… A Research Hive Scholar?