Author Archives: Emma Waight


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What is Human Geography?

We discuss the academic discipline of human geography, with comments from our own human geographers

Career Destinations: Options after PhD Study

Key points from the graduate school seminar on career routes after the PhD and how to get that job

Planning Fieldwork in the Social Sciences

Five points to consider when planning your geography fieldwork

Women and Science: Is it a Career we Want?

The title is a bit misleading. I am definitely a woman, but I can see the cool side to being a scientist – not that you can only be one or the other. I’d love to discover a new species, or a new star (cos that’s what scientists do right?), I’m just not patient enough […]

Green Economics Institute (GEI) Conference 2012

Emma Waight presents at the Green Economics Institute Conference 2012

Reassessing the Work-Life Balance

Emma Waight questions the work-life balance. Is a change in attitude the key to PhD bliss?