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PhD Pending

PhD Pending

By Jenni deBie, Éadaoin Regan, Anne Mahler
The podcast for early-career scholars in the humanities, hosted by Anne Mahler. Every episode, we discuss an aspect of PhD life, and explore what it really means to do a PhD in the humanities.

PhD Pending is written and produced by Anne Mahler. Follow PhD Pending on Twitter and Instagram @phdpendingpod, or contact us at phdpendingpod@gmail.com. Support the showand buy us a coffee (or two!): www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod
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4.01 Managing PhD Productivity in the Second Year of the Pandemic
In this episode, we chat to Cindy Veldhuis about the impact of the pandemic on PhD productivity, and get into some hands-on tips on how to stay productive, managing reopening anxiety, and what a hybrid research world might look like.  Find Cindy on Twitter here: @CindyBVeldhuis Cindy's bio: Hi, I'm Cindy Veldhuis (pronounced veld-hice). I have a Bachelors in Theatre and Psychology as well as a Masters in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Oregon, and a PhD in Psychology (health psychology emphasis) from the University of Illinois at Chicago. I am currently an associate research scientist at Columbia University and my area of research is on LGBTQ intimate relationships. I also have another area of research focusing on the effects of the 2016 election on LGBTQ individuals and a long-term study on the mental health effects of the pandemic. Outside of work, I love the theatre, making stuff (printmaking, ceramics, etc), and watching way too many DIY videos on YouTube. If you like our content, support PhD Pending by heading to our Buy Me A Coffee page and donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod. This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending on Twitter and Instagram @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com.
43:45
July 14, 2021
3.08 PhD Pending Mailbox: Answering your Questions
In the season finale, we answer listener questions about how to manage funding and finances during your PhD, and what we think about the academic job market and pursuing a PhD in your early 30s. We love hearing from you! If you have a question or an idea for an upcoming episode, send us an email or message us! We also share some exciting news about season 4! If you like our content, support PhD Pending by heading to our Buy Me A Coffee page and donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod. Your contribution will help us to buy much needed audio equipment to  bring you new episodes in better sound quality. This episode of PhD  Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending on Twitter and Instagram  @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com.
28:60
June 16, 2021
3.07 Creativity During Your PhD
In this episode, Anne interviews Jenni and Éadaoin about the benefits and challenges of pursuing creative projects during the PhD. We discuss how to find the time to write in various mediums alongside PhD commitments and whether a routine is useful for - or detrimental to - the creative proces. Finally, we chat about general creative inspirations, whether there is any crossover between the fiction we write and the fiction we research, and much more.  If you loved the sound of Jenni's novel and would like to support her, please follow the link below to purchase the e-book: https://jenniferdebie.com/the-adventures-of-dogg-girl-and-sidekick/ If you like our content, support PhD Pending by heading to our Buy Me A  Coffee page and donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod. Your contribution will help us to buy much needed audio equipment to bring you new episodes in better sound quality. This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending on Twitter and Instagram @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com.
24:46
June 2, 2021
3.06 The Final Months of Your PhD
This week on PhD Pending, Anne, Éadaoin, and Jenni talk about the final months of the PhD. How did we collate our chapters into a completed thesis? What’s up with images in the thesis? What did our final editing processes look like? Find out this week on PhD Pending! Are you in the final stages of your PhD too? Join the conversation on Twitter and Instagram @phdpendingpod! If you like our content, support PhD Pending by heading to our Buy Me A Coffee page and donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod. Your contribution will help us to buy much needed audio equipment to bring you new episodes in better sound quality. This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending on Twitter and Instagram @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com.
33:23
May 19, 2021
3.05 Dating During a PhD
In this episode we discuss our various experiences with beginning and/or maintaining romantic relationships amidst the PhD process. From long distance relationships (planned and otherwise), making quality time for each other alongside deadlines, breakups, navigating dating during a pandemic, the partner's perspective, and how to handle suitors who think they know more about your research than you - we discuss it all! What are your dating tips/horror stories? Be sure to get in contact with us via our social media or email channels.  If you like our content, support PhD Pending by heading to our Buy Me A Coffee page and donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod. Your contribution will help us to buy much needed audio equipment to bring you new episodes in better sound quality. This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending on Twitter and Instagram @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com.
41:11
May 5, 2021
3.04 Tech Issues During Your Virtual Viva
Welcome back to another viva episode of PhD Pending! This week Anne and Jenni talk about Jenni’s viva and the technical difficulties she experienced along the way. Join the PhDs as they chat about wifi woes, arbitrary thesis structure, and impromptu tea breaks in this week’s episode of PhD Pending! If you like our content, support PhD Pending by heading to our Buy Me A  Coffee page and donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod. Your contribution will help us to buy much needed audio equipment to bring you new episodes in better sound quality. This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending on Twitter and Instagram @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com.
38:58
April 21, 2021
3.03 Getting Your First Publication
In this episode of PhD Pending, Anne, Éadaoin, and Jenni talk publishing! How did we get our first academic publications? How have conferences helped us get our starts, and who is the mysterious “peer reviewer number two”? Find out all this and more on this week’s episode of PhD Pending! If you like our content, support PhD Pending by heading to our Buy Me A  Coffee page and donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod. Your contribution will help us to buy much needed audio equipment to bring you new episodes in better sound quality. This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending on Twitter and Instagram @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com.
28:04
April 7, 2021
3.02 How to Organise Your First Conference
In this episode, we talk about organising our first conferences and how it went. We also share tips on what you should look out for when you organise a conference, may it be in person, or virtually. If you like our content, support PhD Pending by heading to our Buy Me A  Coffee page and donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod. Your contribution will help us to buy much needed audio equipment to bring you new episodes in better sound quality. This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending on Twitter and Instagram @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com. 
30:11
March 24, 2021
3.01 Pivoting to Online Teaching
In our first episode of season 3, we discuss how we moved all our teaching online amidst the pandemic. We talk about how to adjust lesson plans and assignments to student groups that are at different stages in their undergrad, and how students how experienced campus life before the first lockdown differ to the new generation that only knows online teaching. We also share our favourite apps and practices to make online teaching easier for ourselves, and for our students. Resources mentioned: Mentimeter (real-time polls): https://www.mentimeter.com/ Miro (whiteboard app): https://miro.com/ Take Your Teaching Online course (Open University): https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/education/take-your-teaching-online/content-section-overview?active-tab=content-tab If you like our content, support PhD Pending by heading to our Buy Me  A Coffee page and donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod. Your contribution will help us to buy much needed audio equipment to bring you new episodes in better sound quality. This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin  Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending  on Twitter @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com. You can also find us on Instagram @phdpendingpod. Artwork and concept design by Anne Mahler and Jerome Kelleher. Support PhD Pending:  https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod.
37:38
March 10, 2021
2.08 The Second Year Slump
In the Season 2 series finale we address the second year slump. As this is a period often only discussed in hindsight, we talk about the importance of communicating with supervisors, peers, friends, and family during the this time. We reflect on what to expect, ways to overcome it, and how to avoid a third year slump!  Share your own second year slump experiences and tips for how to deal with it on our social media and, as always, thanks for listening! The crowd-noise app mentioned by Anne in this episode can be found at: https://coffitivity.com/ If you like our content, support PhD Pending by heading to our Buy Me A Coffee page and donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod. Your contribution will help us to buy much needed audio equipment to bring you new episodes in better sound quality. This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending on Twitter @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com. You can also find us on Instagram @phdpendingpod. Artwork and concept design by Anne Mahler and Jerome Kelleher. 
35:27
February 19, 2021
2.07 Making the Most of a Conference Wine Reception
In this episode, we discuss how we go about making the most of conference wine receptions, and how to (literally) juggle networking, wine drinking, and nibbling at hors d'oeuvres at the end of a long conference day. Conference wine receptions can be a minefield of social anxieties, so we would love to hear your tips for a successful wine reception. Share them with us on our social media, or send us an email.  If you like our content, support  PhD Pending by heading to our Buy Me A Coffee page and donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod.  Your contribution will help us to buy much needed audio equipment to bring you new episodes in better sound quality. If you want us to discuss a certain topic, let us know on our social media or via email.  This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin  Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending  on Twitter @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com. You can also find us on Instagram @phdpendingpod. Artwork and concept design by Anne Mahler and Jerome Kelleher. Sound production and editing  by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Support PhD Pending:   https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod
36:16
February 5, 2021
2.06 Writing Up A Chapter
In this episode, we talk about how we go about finding chapter arguments for our PhD projects, writing up our chapters, and what our editing processes look like. We also discuss problems we encountered along the way, and how we tackled them. If you like our content, support PhD Pending by heading to our Buy Me A Coffee page and donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod. Your contribution will help us to buy much needed audio equipment to bring you new episodes in better sound quality.  This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending on Twitter @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com. You can also find us on Instagram @phdpendingpod. Artwork and concept design by Anne Mahler and Jerome Kelleher. Sound production and editing by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Support PhD Pending: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod
29:59
January 22, 2021
2.05 Our First Teaching Experiences
In what was intended to be the last episode of 2020 (but due to a bonus episode is the first of 2021) , the PhD Pending team reflect on our first experiences with teaching in a university setting. We share our insights into expectations vs reality, over or under preparing for lessons, tried and tested methods of engagement and balancing it all. Finally, we highlight our best experiences as tutors. Share your own teaching tips and experiences with us on our social media and, as always, thanks for listening!  If you like our content, support PhD Pending by heading to our Buy Me A Coffee page and donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod. Your contribution will help us to buy much needed audio equipment to bring you new episodes in better sound quality. This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending on Twitter @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com. You can also find us on Instagram @phdpendingpod. Artwork and concept design by Anne Mahler and Jerome Kelleher. Sound production and editing by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Support PhD Pending: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod
42:49
January 8, 2021
BONUS Passing a Virtual Viva
One of the three PhDs is no longer Pending! Join Anne Mahler and Éadaoin Regan as they discuss Anne's virtual viva. Together, they discuss Anne's preparation process, the ups and downs of having a Viva virtually, and what it feels like to finally be PhinisheD in this episode of PhD Pending. If you like our content and want to share the holiday spirit, support PhD Pending by heading to our Buy Me A Coffee page and donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod.  Your contribution will help us to buy much needed audio equipment to bring you new episodes in better sound quality. This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending on Twitter @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com. You can also find us on Instagram @phdpendingpod. Artwork and concept  design by Anne Mahler and Jerome Kelleher. Sound production and editing by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Support PhD Pending:  https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod
35:34
December 28, 2020
2.04 Taking A (Christmas) Break
In our special holiday episode, we discuss the importance of taking a break from work over Christmas, and how to handle questions from relatives about how our projects are going. We also talk about guilt surrounding taking breaks, and how we ensure a healthy work-life-balance over the holidays, and in general.  If you like our content and want to share the holiday spirit, support PhD Pending by heading to our Buy Me A Coffee page and donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod.  Your contribution will help us to buy much needed audio equipment to bring you new episodes in better sound quality. This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending on Twitter @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com. You can also find us on Instagram @phdpendingpod. Artwork and concept  design by Anne Mahler and Jerome Kelleher. Sound production and editing by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Support PhD Pending:  https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod
28:20
December 11, 2020
2.03 A Typical PhD Workday
In the third episode of season two, Anne, Éadaoin, and Jenni talk about their typical workdays. We share tips for productivity, the background noise they prefer, and the ways they structure themselves through various apps, assorted calendars and planners, and the importance of remembering to step away from the work daily. Share your own workday tips with us on our social media and, as always, thanks for listening! The crowd-noise app mentioned by Anne in this episode can be found at: https://coffitivity.com/  If you like our content, support PhD Pending by heading to our Buy Me A Coffee page and donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod. Your contribution will help us to buy much needed audio equipment to bring you new episodes in better sound quality. This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending on Twitter @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com. You can also find us on Instagram @phdpendingpod. Artwork and concept design by Anne Mahler and Jerome Kelleher. Sound production and editing by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Support PhD Pending: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod
35:26
November 27, 2020
2.02 The PhD Cohort
In the second episode of season 2, we discuss the importance of support from your PhD peers and the ways which you can collaborate, both formally and informally, to make the most of your time in research. Though all of us here on the podcast have had a positive experience with our fellow PhDs, we know that not everyone will be as fortunate as us. With this in mind, we asked Tiffany Soga to send us a soundbite explaining her negative experience during her time of research and we discuss potential ways to help if you are having a similar experience.  If you like our content, support PhD Pending by heading to our Buy Me A Coffee page and donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod. Your contribution will help us to buy much needed audio equipment to bring you new episodes in better sound quality. This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending on Twitter @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com. You can also find us on Instagram @phdpendingpod. Artwork and concept design by Anne Mahler and Jerome Kelleher. Sound production and editing by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Support PhD Pending: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod
44:44
November 13, 2020
2.01 Dealing With Imposter Syndrome
In our first episode of season 2, we discuss the much-dreaded imposter syndrome, when we first experienced it, and what our imposter syndrome triggers are. We also share coping mechanisms and tips on how we deal with imposter syndrome. Join the conversation on our social media and let us know your imposter syndrome coping mechanisms! If you like our content, support PhD Pending by heading to our Buy Me A  Coffee page and donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod. Your  contribution will help us to buy much needed audio equipment to bring  you new episodes in better sound quality.  This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin Regan,  Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending on   Twitter @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com. You can also find us on Instagram @phdpendingpod. Artwork by Niamh Dee. Support PhD Pending: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod
51:21
October 30, 2020
1.08 Unfunded: PhD Money Hacks
If you liked season 1, support PhD Pending by heading to our Buy Me A Coffee page and donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod. Your contribution will help us to buy much needed audio equipment to bring you new seasons in better quality! In our season 1 finale, we want to break some of the stigmas surrounding finances during a PhD. We talk about our funding situations, the mental struggles that come with the precarious PhD time, and share our PhD money hacks to help you get more bang for your buck. Some of the tips and tricks we discuss include eating out, our weekly food shops, traveling, and finding bargain books. We'd also love to hear YOUR PhD money hacks! Share them with us on Twitter or Instagram @phdpendingpod, or via email phdpendingpod@gmail.com.  This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin Regan,  Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending on  Twitter @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com. You  can also find us on Instagram @phdpendingpod. Artwork by Niamh Dee.  Support PhD Pending: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod
35:53
October 9, 2020
1.07 The First Six Months
In this penultimate episode of Season 1, we discuss the expectations and reality of the first six months of our PhD. From registration, the first supervisor meeting, the writing, the research, funding, friends, and conferences we get into both the disappointments but also the surprises we found along the way. Finally, we discuss the three things we each wish we knew and what we might have done differently. This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending on Twitter @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com. You can also find us on Instagram @phdpendingpod. Artwork by Niamh Dee. Sound editing advice by Jerome Kelleher. Support PhD Pending: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod
49:54
September 25, 2020
1.06 Representation and Diversity in Academia: An Interview With Tiffany Soga
In the final episode of our miniseries, Anne chats to her friend Tiff about her experiences as an Asian American woman in the US and UK educational systems. We take a little deep dive into the marginalisation of Asian Americans in the States, talk about cultural activism, and who to reach out to when you want to educate yourself on BIPOC issues. Follow Tiff on Instagram: @tiffsoga Follow Tiff on Twitter: @OT_Soga Resources Mentioned: Slant'd (Slant’d is a collective of Asian Americans  celebrating the journey of self discovery through personal storytelling  and gatherings. Together, they are redefining what it means to be  American).  Learn more about Slant'd: https://www.slantd.com/ Follow Slant'd on Twitter and Instagram: @slantdcreative Support Slant'd Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/slantdmag/slantd-more-than-a-magazine This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Anne Mahler.  Special thanks to Tiffany Soga for taking the time to talk to us this week. Get in contact with PhD Pending on Twitter @phdpendingpod or via  email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com. You can also find us on Instagram  @phdpendingpod. Artwork by Niamh Dee. Support PhD Pending:  https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod
56:45
September 11, 2020
1.05 An Interview With: Melanie Grace Rajan
Today’s guest is Melanie Grace Rajan, a final year PhD student currently based in Northern Ireland. In this episode, Éadaoin Regan chats with Melanie about her experiences with racism in academia, general day to day life in both Ireland and the UK. However, this episode largely focuses on Melanie's research which focuses on mass social media protest movements. Melanie provides a fascinating overview of the parallels and obstacles for both the Me Too and Black Lives Matter movements, the difference they can make and the importance of uplifting appropriate voices. In an effort to ensure we are providing further useful resources, Melanie has suggested listening/watching the following: (Podcast) Issa Rae Presents, (Podcast) Trevor Noah Presents, (TV Show) – Insecure. This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin Regan. Get in contact with PhD Pending on Twitter and Instagram @phdpendingpod or via email at phdpendingpod@gmail.com. Artwork by Niamh Dee.
01:00:29
August 28, 2020
1.04 Representation and Diversity in Academia: An Interview With Josie Johnson
In this special episode, Anne talks with her friend Josie about her experiences as a black woman in the UK academic system. We also touch on what it was like growing up in the UK with English, Jamaican and Cuban heritages, institutional racism in the English school system and work environments, and black hair culture and its appropriation.  Find our usual podcast donation page here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod. This week, all donations will go to Josie’s charity pick Maternity Action. Maternity Action is the UK’s leading charity committed to ending inequality and improving the health and wellbeing of pregnant women, partners and young children. They deliver free, specialist advice on employment rights, maternity pay, maternity benefits and the rights of migrant and asylum-seeking women through their telephone helplines. They maintain comprehensive, up to date online information about maternity and parental rights which is prepared by their in-house legal team. They undertake research, policy and influencing work to protect and strengthen maternity rights and improve the health and wellbeing of all pregnant women, new mothers and their partners. Find more info at https://maternityaction.org.uk/  GCSE Petitions:  https://www.change.org/p/gavin-williamson-mp-teach-british-children-about-the-realities-of-british-imperialism-and-colonialism  https://www.change.org/p/department-of-education-battle-racism-by-updating-reading-lists-at-gcse  Bailout Funds:  https://www.communityjusticeexchange.org/nbfn-directory  Books mentioned:  Reni Eddo-Lodge, Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race: https://www.bookdepository.com/Why-Im-No-Longer-Talking-White-People-About-Race-Reni-Eddo-Lodge/9781408870587?ref=grid-view&qid=1596618167753&sr=1-1  Candice Brathwaite. I Am Not Your Baby Mother: https://www.bookdepository.com/I-Am-Not-Your-Baby-Mother-Candice-Brathwaite/9781529406283?ref=grid-view&qid=1596644352342&sr=1-2  Alice Walker, The Colour Purple: https://www.bookdepository.com/Color-Purple-Alice-Walker/9781474607254?ref=grid-view&qid=1596644701326&sr=1-1  Books by Toni Morrison: https://www.bookdepository.com/search?searchTerm=toni%20morrison&search=Find+book#  Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: https://www.bookdepository.com/I-Know-Why-Caged-Bird-Sings-Maya-Angelou/9780345514400?ref=grid-view&qid=1596644755090&sr=1-1  Malorie Blackman, Noughts & Crosses: https://www.bookdepository.com/Noughts-Crosses-Malorie-Blackman/9780141378640?ref=grid-view&qid=1596646286627&sr=1-1  Black hair documentaries:  Good Hair ft. Chris Rock Official Trailer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1m-4qxz08So  Documentary on Braids and Appropriation in America. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFGwmUCH9aI&t=902s  The History of Braids & Bans on Black Hair. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_l0rEJq1_s  This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Anne Mahler. Special thanks to Josie Johnson for taking the time to talk to us this week. Get in contact with PhD Pending on Twitter @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com. You can also find us on Instagram @phdpendingpod. Artwork by Niamh Dee. Support PhD Pending: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod
01:03:21
August 14, 2020
1.03 Moving for Your Studies
In this episode, we discuss the highs and lows of moving for a degree. Drawing upon mistakes made and insights garnered, we discuss hard-won lessons in culture shock, making friends, accommodation, finances, a new academic environment, and more.  This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending on Twitter @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com. You can also find us on Instagram @phdpendingpod. Artwork by Niamh Dee. Support PhD Pending: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod
38:28
July 30, 2020
1.02 PhD Routines During Covid-19
In this episode, we discuss our experience of learning that our university research space would be closing, how we adapted, and tips and tricks for productivity. We also delve into how we give ourselves a break on the days when mental health - rightfully- takes precedence over research, and the learnings we hope to take into our everyday routine in a post-lockdown world.  This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending on Twitter @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com. You can also find us on instagram, @phdpendingpod. Artwork by Niamh Dee. Sound editing advice by Jerome Kelleher. Support PhD Pending: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod
36:23
July 17, 2020
1.01 How We Started Our PhD Journey
In this episode, we talk about how we came to be in the same PhD programme in Ireland. Join us when we discuss our experiences with finding advisors, to choosing our topics, and navigating the application process. This episode of PhD Pending was written and produced by Éadaoin Regan, Jennifer deBie, and Anne Mahler. Get in contact with PhD Pending on twitter @phdpendingpod or via email under phdpendingpod@gmail.com. Artwork by Niamh Dee. Production advice by Max Stottrop. Check out his podcast Heaps of Unreal Images now on your podcast platform. Sound editing advice by Jerome Kelleher. Support PhD Pending: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/phdpendingpod
33:18
June 30, 2020