Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Philippa, Geography and Heritage PhD student.

Hi, I’m Philippa a second year PhD student in Geography and Heritage Studies at Newcastle University (UK) (@philippa_carter on Instagram and Twitter). I’m researching landscape and intergenerational memory in North East England, working with the Land of Oak & Iron heritage project as my collaborative partner. I’m interested in the ways in which people understand and engage with their local landscapes and […]

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Things PhD students need to remember

~A PhD is a learning experience- you are a student and therefore expect to have to re-do things (and account for these in your timelines) ~Your thesis won’t keep you warm at night- make the time and take the effort to see your friends and family (even though your social life will be a little less eventful near the end […]

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PhD update, End of February

I am happy to report that I have been productive since my last PhD update post. After a bit more editing I finally submitted my first study to a journal! I am just really hoping that it gets to the reviewer stage. So many hours went into the media analysis so sending it off was a huge relief- I celebrated […]

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