Monthly Archives: May 2015

Pint of Science, York : An ‘Out of Office Experience’, with added beer

“Sorry, Deborah Thorpe is out of office today. I will respond to your emails upon my return to my desk” I’ve spent considerable time out of office since I begun my work as a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Chronic Diseases at York. It’s been a nice change, as medievalists usually spend a lot […]

In Your Own Time: Productivity Tips For the Postdoctoral Scholar

I’ve now been in post in my new postdoctoral fellowship for over a month. Since beginning, it’s been like being caught in a tornado – work has been picked up and whirled around, along with moving house, attending neglected appointments, and taking deliveries of furniture. As I’ve walked around campus, I’ve spoken to lecturers and […]