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.

About Anaise Irvine

Dr Anaise Irvine is the Editor of Thesislink and leads the Researcher Education and Development team at Auckland University of Technology. Her PhD research analysed how contemporary films and novels represent genetic engineering as a social justice issue. These days she works with researchers at all levels to improve their research skills, and the most obscure of her own research skills is being able to turn novels into phylogenetic trees!

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