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Undertaking research in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) With Eniya Lufumpa and Claire Humphries

  Dear ECRAGers, I am writing to sum-up our June’s meeting but before I jump to the interesting bit of this blog post, I must apologise for its delay, which is entirely my fault. In my defence, I’ve submitted my PhD thesis last week and getting it done in time was all I could think… Continue reading Undertaking research in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) With Eniya Lufumpa and Claire Humphries

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The best tip ever for networking or: How I learned to stop worrying and love conferences!

The other week I had the absolute pleasure of attending the British Sociological Association Medical Sociology conference.  The experience was enhanced for me by the fabulous idea of an Early Career Workshop the day before.  This meant that I had the chance to meet a lot of lovely people (also in the early stages of… Continue reading The best tip ever for networking or: How I learned to stop worrying and love conferences!

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Welcome to the carnival! Multidisciplinary working

A colleague recently recommended an article to me about multidisciplinary research– ‘Carnivalesque collaborations’ [1]*.  A lot of the experiences reported by the authors rung true to me – a sudden deluge of new concepts and vocabulary that needed to be learnt ([2]), encountering new approaches and ways of thinking, as well as a feeling of… Continue reading Welcome to the carnival! Multidisciplinary working