Author: apbdelaney

Positives and negatives of the Phd life

This post contains 50 negative and 50 positive things about doing a PhD. I have found that doing a PhD is like being on an emotional rollercoaster that you can't get off until you write 100,000 words. I have had many days when I have wanted to give up when I have felt I have … Continue reading Positives and negatives of the Phd life

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Shame

I wasn’t sure I was going to ever tell anyone this story nonetheless write it down and publish it but here I am overcoming societal driven shame! That’s right I said SHAME, shame created and enforced by society. However, I would not be writing this if it were not for the courage presented by one … Continue reading Shame

Postgraduate networking event 4th March 2016

Maynooth University is divided into North and South campus, our office is based in NIRSA (North Campus) which is an institute within the social sciences, meaning it has close connections with the Geography Department (South Campus), myself and Rachel’s alma mater, you could say.  As a result, both of us would still be closely linked … Continue reading Postgraduate networking event 4th March 2016