Publishing and communicating
Use this link for advice on publishing and getting read, communicating geographical research beyond the academy, and guides for researchers concerning open access publications.
The skillset used by most universities.
Information for those engaging with teaching higher education.
Teaching and learning in geography
Resources and support for teaching and learning in higher education from the RGS-IBG
A list of links relating to HE from the RGS-IBG
The national repository for Open Educational Resources
To find geography teaching resources
A LinkedIn discussion group for those on teaching-focused contracts.
An online journal for teaching and learning practitioners in the GEES disciplines
This was changed (Dec 2011) to centralised subject support for STEM disciplines, including geography at the Higher Education Academy
A list of human & physical geography related mailing lists
Networking and blog opportunities
A social network which provides an online space for connecting with other PhD candidates to discuss and develop ideas & to read advice and experiences of others. In particular their ‘One year Later’ series presents an inspiring take on other people’s development over one year of their PhD or post-PhD life.
The RGS-IBG website is a very useful source, in particular a list of links to the various Research Groups
A place for discussion, research and ideas designed to help all academics, includes useful articles for postgraduates students across all disciplines. Said articles are written in accessible and often relatable ways by other PhD students.
‘From PhD to Life’ by Jennifer Polk, academic, career and life coach. This is a blog designed to support postgraduate students throughout and beyond the PhD. Her blog includes a comprehensive list of resources for PhD’s which include podcasts, downloadable resources and further useful weblinks.
An informal, realist and often tongue in cheek look at the realities of being a PhD student in any discipline.
4 minute podcasts by researchers from across the humanities produced for non-specialist audiences with links to publications and contact details. A great way to hear new ideas and as a platform to disseminate your own.