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‘This is My Story: A Photographic Exploration of Chicago’ – Notes from the field

Post by Natalie Robinson – 2nd year ESRC NWDTC PhD student in Sociology and Geography

In February this year, I moved from Liverpool to Chicago to start my PhD fieldwork, exploring homeless experiences in the city. 684 more words


Call for Papers: The University of Sydney Postgraduate History Conference, 27-28 November 2014

The University of Sydney Postgraduate History Conference is currently accepting proposals for its upcoming ‘Histories Past, History’s Future’ conference, to be held on 27-28 November, 2014, in the Quadrangle at the University of Sydney. 66 more words

Culture And Society

Postgraduate Room Relocating

This week will see the final transfer of the Postgraduate Room to its new home in the Library, room 317a, as it becomes available 24/7. From Thursday morning the current room ( 200 more words

Library News

another farewell

A PhD student’s completion after thesis submission and successful examination are cause for both celebration and sadness. A couple of weeks ago we bid farewell to the newly-minted… 265 more words


Leading Academics: Dr David Bozward

David Bozward

Dr David Bozward opened the final ‘Leading Academics’ session by describing his career, in which he followed a passion for computers and radios that led him to work for the military, several large technology companies, and also to start his own businesses. 345 more words

Advice From Staff

Mission Possible: Scoat Tarn Boot Camp

By Fiona Russell (PhD researcher and Graduate Teaching Assistant)

2st July 2014, the day we conquered Scoat Tarn!

Your mission, Fiona Russell, should you wish to accept it is…… compile a group of eight willing volunteers, two boats, paddles, 8 life jackets (must be safe), two corers, 350m of rope, 10 litres of drinking water, a ladder, some dodgy knees, sunshine and some cling film, then tackle one of the highest lakes in the Lake District to recover 1000 years of mud from beneath 18m of water. 486 more words


Leading Academics: Dr Adair Richards

Dr Adair Richards

After a brief introduction to this Leading Academics session, Dr Richards challenged the delegates to produce a one-sentence definition of leadership; he described a good leader as ‘people-focused’, decisive, and influential. 343 more words

Advice From Staff