Publishing and communicating
Use this link for advice on publishing and getting read, communicating geographical research beyond the academy, and guides for researchers concerning open access publications.
The skillset used by most universities.
Information for those engaging with teaching higher education.
Teaching and learning in geography
Resources and support for teaching and learning in higher education from the RGS-IBG
The national repository for Open Educational Resources
Networking and blog opportunities
A social network which provides an online space for connecting with other PhD candidates to discuss and develop ideas & to read advice and experiences of others. In particular their ‘One year Later’ series presents an inspiring take on other people’s development over one year of their PhD or post-PhD life.
The RGS-IBG website is a very useful source, in particular a list of links to the various Research Groups
A place for discussion, research and ideas designed to help all academics, includes useful articles for postgraduates students across all disciplines. Said articles are written in accessible and often relatable ways by other PhD students.
‘From PhD to Life’ by Jennifer Polk, academic, career and life coach. This is a blog designed to support postgraduate students throughout and beyond the PhD. Her blog includes a comprehensive list of resources for PhD’s which include podcasts, downloadable resources and further useful weblinks.
An informal, realist and often tongue in cheek look at the realities of being a PhD student in any discipline.
Voices of Academia brings together the voices of academics across the globe to discuss mental health and well-being in academia. Research has shown that academics – be that undergraduates, PhD researchers, or professors – often struggle to maintain a healthy work-life balance and good mental health. Voices of Academia believe that sharing honest accounts of life in academia can help members of the academic community realise they are not alone.