What’s it like being a researcher at HARTS? Read and listen to what our post-graduate students have to say about their research, activities, achievements and ideas that matter to them. Our students are a varied bunch that come from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines encompassing theoretical, empirical and practice-based enquiry. Stories is a place where disciplinary boundaries can be crossed and research ideas can be shared across the faculty, fostering knowledge exchange between researchers.
THE SHARED EXPERIENCE | A #PGRLife PODCAST
The Shared Experience
In this new podcast series, PAHC PhD candidate Oli Delgaram-Nejad interviews postgraduate researchers to learn about their subject area, specific project, postgraduate journey and experiences of academia. Each episode focuses on a single theme. We talk frankly about our perceptions and reflect upon the consequences of our research. The series is suited to everyone but may be particularly relevant to early-stage PGRs and their supervisors.
You’re most welcome to:
- listen to the #pgrlife podcast (https://www.buzzsprout.com/1153526)
- follow the #pgrlife podcast by RSS feed (https://feeds.buzzsprout.com/1153526.rss)
- read my blog (https://www.olinejad.com/blog)
- follow the blog by RSS feed (https://www.olinejad.com/blog?format=rss)
- join my Discord (https://discord.gg/pWhPHGF)
In Episode One we’re joined by Ffion Brown to talk about men’s mental health and postgraduate life in the context of the lockdown.
In Episode Two we’re joined by Jamie Halliwell to talk about qualitative digital research methods and postgraduate life in the context of the lockdown.
In Episode Three, we’re joined by Sarah Pustkowski to talk about video-mediated communication, belongingness, well-being and postgraduate life in the context of the lockdown.
In Episode Four, we’re joined by Martín Azar to talk about interdisciplinarity, private sector opportunities, transnational study, data as currency, and life in the context of the lockdown.
Did you enjoy the podcast? If you're a PGR who'd like to take part, let me know. Spaces for additional guests start from August. I love talking to people about their research, so do share what you're working on. Also, if you've any suggestions for how to improve the podcast format, I'd love to hear from you.
Oli Delgaram-Nejad - OLIVER.DELGARAM-NEJAD@stu.mmu.ac.uk
CONTRIBUTING TO HARTS ONLINE
A great opportunity to informally publish your work, keep the HARTS community up to date and to share experiences and achievements with your fellow students. Anything from conference/book reviews, exhibition images and new work to reflections on academic process, thoughts about your latest reading and opinion pieces are welcome.
Check the 'Harts Online Article Guidelines' below and look out for a rescheduled 'Writing for the Web' workshop in the new academic year. Use the online form on the 'Contact' page or email Lewis Sykes, HARTS ONLINE Coordinator – L.Sykes@mmu.ac.uk to share your story.
Have something to say or an issue you’d like to raise awareness about? We welcome opinion pieces, articles and open letters from PGRs and staff about contemporary issues within the Arts & Humanities of interest to the wider PAHC community. Use the online form on the ‘Contact’ page or contact Lewis Sykes, HARTS ONLINE Coordinator – L.Sykes@mmu.ac.uk.
ACHIEVEMENTS & CONFERMENTS
Recent research achievements and conferments from the faculty of Arts & Humanities as well as past details from Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences (HLSS) and Manchester School of Art.