Blogging your way to a PhD?

Calvin Ho (@calvinhyj) is a PhD student in Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He researches skilled labour immigration policies in Western countries. Through the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship program at UCLA, he also mentors minority students planning to pursue doctorates in the humanities and social sciences. Calvin is an avid blogger and … Continue reading Blogging your way to a PhD?

How to construct a DIY scholarly career

Can you still be a scholar without an academic post? Increasingly, people are making this seeming contradiction work for them - in diverse and creative ways. This post is by Aleisha Ward, who was one of the first graduates of the Bachelor of Music (Jazz Performance) at the University of Auckland (2003). She holds a … Continue reading How to construct a DIY scholarly career