North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership


Learning from and with the others: my experience organising the PGR Sociology Conference

Daniela discusses how getting involved in organising a conference has resulted in more confidence and a new set of skills.

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Staying connected through virtual writing groups

One way to tackle the isolation during the pandemic has been to join online writing groups – Hannah Slocombe explains how she has benefitted.

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New Beginnings: Starting the PhD Journey and Managing Change

Beginning a PhD can be daunting at any time, but particularly during a pandemic. Ryan Peacey discusses the support offered to start the journey.

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Historical research in and beyond the archive – everyday encounters with local history

Many students have had their research methods affected by the pandemic has affected, read how Ella Bytheway-Jackson adapted to the change and the benefits she experienced.

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