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  • Innovation Placement at Hardwick Hall (Part One: Research), by Lauren Butler

    “My initial instinct was to stare at the faces, willing them to say their names, like Matilda attempting to levitate pencils with her eyes.” In the first of a two-part post, Lauren Butler tells a wonderful tale of her post-PhD research at Hardwick Hall, thanks to her WRoCAH- and AHRC-funded Innovation Placement.

  • Planning, preparation and ignoring self-doubt: Reflections on a REP at White Rose Brussels

    “The atmosphere was perfect for overcoming self-doubt – or, at least, deciding to ignore it for a while.” Joel Baker reflects on an excellent Researcher Employability Project at the White Rose Brussels office, and offers some valuable tips for everyone planning a REP.

  • Announcing the WRoCAH Conference 2019

    Hello everyone! This is a reminder that the Annual WRoCAH Conference 2019 will be taking place at the De Grey Rooms in York on 17th October 2019. This one-day event will bring together new and continuing WRoCAH students to discover the vast range of research that goes on at WRoCAH. Throughout the day you’ll have…

  • UKRI Policy Internship with the Youth and Social Action Team, by Jacob Downs

    Another successful Researcher Employability Project features in this week’s blog, as Jacob Downs shares his experiences of working in Whitehall.

  • The ‘Switch off and Connect’ PhD Retreat, by Marc Yeats

    In May of this year, Marc Yeats and a small group of fellow PhD students took time out of their busy lives to take part in the ‘Switch Off and Connect’ retreat in the isolated Lake District. In this feature-length post, Marc reflects on this unique and beneficial experience.