Category Archives: Academic life

How do we research, practice, publicise and undertake archaeology and Egyptology in academia?

5 pieces of advice I wish I’d heard in the first year of my PhD

How to set yourself up for career success and get to grips with your PhD in your first year. Continue reading

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Ten practical things I wish in knew in the first year of my PhD

What should you know to make a great start on your PhD? Here I share 10 things I’ve learned since, that I wish I knew then. Continue reading

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Should I do a PhD?

Should you do a PhD? What should you think about before you apply? How can you maximise your career chances before you even begin your PhD. Continue reading

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Will a computer take my job?: Archaeology and technological development?

Can archaeologists be replaced by machines? As technology develops where does that leave the human? Continue reading

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Undercurrents: Clichés and scientific archaeology in Egyptian foreign relations

How far have we internalised ancient mores, and how does science and archaeology challenge those clichés? Continue reading

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