Re-learning how to run and teach

I'm about to start Week 3 of teaching and, if I'm honest, it's been a painful learning curve. It's not that I've forgotten how to teach, but I have forgotten how heavy the work load was. This semester I'm teaching five different classes and it is a struggle to keep on top of the planning … Continue reading Re-learning how to run and teach

Awkward! – Transitioning from PhD student to working academic

In April 2015 I joined the Researcher Development Team at the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Manchester as a Researcher Development Officer. It's been an exciting and busy start to this new role and I'm excited to see where this new opportunity leads me. I didn't think that not doing a PhD would be so … Continue reading Awkward! – Transitioning from PhD student to working academic