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Attending an Onomastics Summer School

Onomastics is the study of names, such as but not limited to personal names or place-names. It is an interdisciplinary field that is as relevant to statistics as it is linguistics. In August 2017, I presented at my first conference, the International Congress of Onomastic Sciences Conference in Debrecen, Hungary. During this conference, I participated […]

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Study abroad: from Glasgow to Kyoto

Callum Bell is a University of Glasgow Philosophy student, studying abroad at Kyoto University for a year – his first time outside Europe. Callum tells us how studying abroad in Japan has deepened both his knowledge of his subject and his perspectives on his own culture.  It’ll be difficult to contain my experience of the […]

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A Day spent with Cookbooks: Presenting at the ‘Cookbooks: Past, Present, and Future’ Symposium

Lindsay Middleton is a first year PhD student researching nineteenth-century food writing. Her love of cookbooks, Twitter connections and a College of Arts Research Support Award gave her the opportunity to present at the perfect symposium – on cookbooks. A love of cookbooks While researching my Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities-funded PhD project, […]

Francis Marion Moseley Wilson working

Living and dying together: multispecies stories and high-concept vegan dining at a conference

Francis Marion Moseley Wilson is a College of Arts PhD student (Theatre Studies) undertaking practice-based research in how taxidermy can be used in a live art context as a larger exploration of the sanitisation of death, the relationship of non-human animal bodies to human bodies, and death rituals. In January 2019 she was awarded Research […]

Natalie and Moira presenting their paper

Exploring the emotive language of Burns: Collaborative Research by College of Arts PhD students

In November 2018, third-year PhD students Natalie Finlayson (English Language and Linguistics / Translation Studies) and  Moira Hansen (Scottish Literature) were awarded Research Support Award funding to attend the annual Société Française d’Études Écossaises (French Society of Scottish Studies/SFEE) conference in Tours. They presented their collaborative work on the use of digital tools to explore the impact of […]

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A week at the British Library: how to make the most of your research trip

English Literature and American Studies student Kari Sund shares her tips for PhD students wanting to get the most out of their time at the British Library. Hey all, I’m a part-time PhD student at the University of Glasgow, in the department of English Literature and American Studies. I was lucky enough to be awarded […]

Audience members standing on the stairs watching the closing performance of OINK TRAP under hangings created during the residency

History of Art building hosts artist residency

CRACK SQUAD OF SITU was a week-long takeover of the History of Art building at 8 University Gardens by MLitt Curatorial Practice (Contemporary Art) student Holly Knox Yeoman and artist Fritz Welch. Combining installation, wall drawings and video, the residency culminated in the performance of OINK TRAP – a graphic score of live experimental music, […]