With Emily still away, I thought I'd share this recent Career Advice blog post from the US site, Inside Higher Ed. It's about co-authorship, and outlines some of the benefits that writing with a more experienced researcher might have for PhD students. http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/ph_do/hargittai5 The post is useful for outlining some of the benefits of co-authorship, … [Read more...] about Why co-author?
Archives for August 2010
Application forms for the 2011 Outline Stage of the Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme are now available on e-GAP:https://egap.britac.ac.uk The British Academy’s aim in making these awards is to offer opportunities for outstanding early career researchers to strengthen their experience of research and teaching in a university environment which will develop their curriculum vitae … [Read more...] about British Academy Post-doc Fellowships announced
I'm off to a conference this afternoon, so it was with interest I read this blog on the American HigherEd website: http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/university_of_venus/asa2010_multi_tasking_the_academic_conference Like me, the blogger was off to a large international conference (although hers was in the US and mine is in Finland), and was determined to make the experience … [Read more...] about Conference Preparation
The British Association for American Studies has recently announced its competition for funding PGR study for 2010/11. There two awards on offer to postgraduate students in American Studies in the UK - the short-term travel grants and the Eccles Centre grant to help you get to the British Library. Details below: Post graduate Short Term Travel Awards Application Form: … [Read more...] about Funding Opportunities for Americanists
While Emily is off touring the world, I agreed to keep an eye on the PGR blog, as well as posting, as usual, to the Research Staff blog. So, in order to keep my word, here's a quick word about using your research skills outside of academia. This is maybe a bit of a cheat since I've already posted on the Research Staff blog about potential jobs outside of academia that value … [Read more...] about Using your research skills outside of academia