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‘Thesis of the month’ goes to Nina Schmidt, University of Sheffield!

It was in 2011 when I was working as a German language assistant and had some spare time to read, that it struck me how many new books on the famous Spiegel-Bestsellerliste were telling autobiographical stories of illness. I had just finished Charlotte Roche’s Schoßgebete, and before that, randomly, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird … Continue reading

Can Men Really Have It All?: Interviewing Two Men In STEM

Originally posted on Rachel E. Moss:
There’s so much pressure on white male scientists these days. It’s not enough to be a successful researcher and teacher; now your average scientist feels pressure to share his research impact with the public, be an attentive husband and motivated father – and all the while look the part.…

WiGS founder Helen Watanabe-O’Kelly stars in ‘Glamour’

Helen Watanabe-O’Kelly’s project ‘Marrying Cultures: Queens Consort and European Identities 1500-1800‘ made it on the pages of the ‘Glamour’ pages – showing again the versatility of Early Modern Studies! How Kate Middleton Behaves Exactly Like 16th-Century Princesses Did Glamour, 18/07/2015, Danica Lo Article on research by Professor Helen Watanabe-O’Kelly of Oxford University, which has shown … Continue reading

Research fellowships in Freiburg

25 fellowships at the FRIAS in conjunction with the Marie Curie programme available – apply now for a start in Sept 2016. Fellowships of 3 to 10 months may be applied for in the senior scheme, while in the junior scheme the fellowship duration is 12 months. Successful applicants will conduct their fellowship between September … Continue reading

British Academy Post-doctoral Fellowship Scheme

FOR THE ATTENTION OF ALL FINAL YEAR DPHIL STUDENTS… The British Academy will be seeking applications for their Post-doctoral Fellowship scheme in MT16. All candidates who have been formally awarded their doctorate within three years prior to the submission of an application are eligible, as are applicants who have not yet submitted their theses, but who … Continue reading