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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 […]

A boy in a red sweatshirt with a blue bike sitting next to the Kamo River near Kyoto University.

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 […]

Women in traditional Japanese dress sitting on tatami at the Res Artis conference in Kyoto, Japan

Building Networks

Morag Iles is a part time PhD student (in the second half of her first year) researching artist residency spaces and their impact on artists’ practice and the wider sector. Morag is one of 13 studentships within SGSAH’s AHRC Creative Economies Research Hub. Researching artist residencies The value of artistic practice is hard to define, […]

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It’s not the journey, it’s the destination: meeting Glasgow graduates on our career road trip

Are you wondering just where exactly a degree in Arts will take you? Our graduates use the skills they gained during their time at Glasgow in a huge variety of careers. Students Nicholas Keel and Alison Lloyd went on a road trip with production company Brand Calibre to make a video about our Glasgow Arts […]

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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, […]

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 […]

Arts Grads – Profiles of Success & Resilience: March

Scottish-American Hustle Arts Grad: Suzanne Miller Course:  MSc, Museum Studies (Graduated 2012) Current Job: Nation Manager – Scotland, Help Musicians UK    ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Origins Suzanne Miller is good at making friends.   These days, her network spans across the country as Nation Manager – Scotland for Help Musicians UK, the leading charity supporting British musicians through set-backs and towards their goals. Born […]

Arts Grads – Profiles of Success & Resilience: February

Ambitious Futures: Freaking out with a First Class Degree Arts Grad: Sian Collins Course:  MA – English Literature (Graduated 2015) Current Job: Communications Executive, Bauer Media  ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Why Arts? Less than a year into her job as a Communications Executive at Bauer Media, only three years out of university, Sian Collins found herself at Downing Street. Alongside […]