A Day in the Life of a Postgraduate Humanities Researcher [Video]

Humanities researchers study the human experience via culture, psychology, sociology, gender, religion, history, law, and so much more. The humanities encompass everything from Chaucer to flying saucers; from Sigmund Freud to the unemployed; from ancient languages to punitive damages; from Kierkegaard to Kirk vs. Picard.

So what’s it like to be a humanities researcher? We trailed Hospitality & Tourism PhD candidate Vladimir Antchak to find out.

Coming up next Friday in our “day in the life of” series – find out what it’s like to do research in the creative arts! Spoiler alert: it’s not all smocks and paintbrushes.

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About Anaise Irvine

Dr Anaise Irvine is the Editor of Thesislink. She has a research background in science and narrative. Her PhD research analysed how contemporary films and novels represent genetic engineering as a social justice issue. She has previously researched fictional representations of evolution and quantum mechanics. She has taught such diverse texts as Blade Runner and Bridget Jones’s Diary, and her most obscure skill is being able to turn novels into phylogenetic trees!

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