I'm a PhD candidate at The University of Manchester. My research focuses on the experiences of visible ethnic minorities who are native English speaking teachers (VEM-NESTs for short). I mostly blog about the messy process of 'doing' research in my field. I also write about other aspects of being a doctoral student, such as teaching university level courses or learning how to use social networking tools. All views expressed are my own.
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This blog post was inspired by a twitter conversation with Studious Jen (@mystudiouslife), curator of #Acwri spreadsheets and Jackie Kirkham (@JackieKirkham) on achieving the monthly writing goals we set for ourselves. With all sort of pressures mounting in the run … Continue reading
I’m not sure where February went. I’m sure it happened. My sense of reality has been slightly skewed since embarking on the data analysis process. Seems that everything I see looks like a code. Or related to a theme. Or … Continue reading
I had my first interview for an academic teaching fellow post at a UK university and, despite not being offered the post, I can honestly say that found the experience extremely useful. The interview was for a teaching position whose … Continue reading