Projects

Solutionsblog: Projects

G-VERSITY is an interdisciplinary and intersectoral doctoral training network in which various projects come together. In this section of the blog, you can get to know the different areas of work and the brains behind it!

Isolated, but not alone: A one year update 18. November, 2022 A year ago, I wrote a blog post about meeting others in the network, and the strange experience of beginning…

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Connection as the antidote to feeling like an impostor 31. October, 2022 When I began my research on the experiences on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer (LGBQ) people in leadership, I was…

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What do you find most rewarding about research? 22. September, 2022 Whenever I have conversations with friends or family and I have to explain what exactly I am doing right now…

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Photo of a compass in a person's hand in front of greenery Navigating life as a diversity researcher 27. July, 2022 A conversation with Dr. Ruth van Veelen on research and life as a social identity and diversity scholar.

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Mental Health during a PhD: lessons from my first year 13. June, 2022 In the past year of my PhD, I’ve been learning that in order to feel seen and supported, you need…

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PhD-ing and Teach-ing: A Reflection on Challenges and more 12. May, 2022 What started off as a one-semester job while I looked for “permanent” jobs in the industry ended up changing my…

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Academic Mobility: The Traveling Life of a PhD 3. May, 2022 As I am working on the final corrections of my PhD proposal, my train passes the mountains that mark the…

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Survival skill Useful Tips for PhD students 29. April, 2022 During the annual G-Versity workshop in Venice this April, Mary Ann Ciosk and Clara Plückelmann asked other early-stage researchers to share their survival tips for PhD…

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Of Posters, Friends, and Narrow Alleys 21. April, 2022 I arrived in Venice by train, with my trolley, a backpack and a big bag that made me a too…

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“I want to make the world a better place” 11. March, 2022 The participants of the virtual roundtable continue to discuss different approaches to gender diversity research and their practical implications.

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Approaches to Gender in Diversity Research 3. March, 2022 In this first part of the virtual roundtable, Hanna Szabó and Ana-Nzinga Weiß discuss how to define and approach gender in research with Dr.…

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Wellbeing during a PhD 4. February, 2022 I often feel I’m not productive enough. There’s always more to be written, more to be read, emails to answer,…

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Planning a career or where do I go from here? 18. January, 2022 Even though I am only at the end of the first semester of my doctoral degree, I wonder a lot…

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Where I’m starting from: responding to impostor syndrome 13. December, 2021 I am in a seminar called “Where am I in this? Roles, goals, and reflexivity in the (queer) research process”.…

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Isolated but Not Alone 26. October, 2021 Starting your PhD during the midst of a global pandemic is not exactly ideal. I imagine the angst associated with…

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