Do your self a favour and go to a Birkbeck open evening

It’s quite curious that I haven’t been singing Birkbeck‘s praises in here. I mean, it’s there if you read the posts, I have obviously enjoyed my time there but I don’t seem to have said it outright. So here goes.

Birkbeck rocks . . . →

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Stay beautifully naive, says exasperated PhD student

Doh Phd

This is one of those extremely honest and personal blog posts so be nice. And I’m writing it because I know SO MANY people who go through extremely similar stuff when studying but they are incredibly reluctant to discuss it publicly. Get a grip. Exhaustion and exasperation with . . . →

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Customer centric communications. It is not about you.

Another Picture of the Masses of People in Hyde Park

I am following a variety of communication projects and numerous campaigns from time to time.

What I am really surprised at lately is how many social media consultants will actually run a campaign as if its content has to represent . . . →

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The Master at Birkbeck kick starts the discussion on public funding of university teaching and student finance

Term time at Birkbeck

David Latchman, the Master at Birkbeck just published his consultation document on how Birkbeck will progress following the impending changes to the public funding of university teaching and student finance.

A meeting with students has been arranged and we are all invited to comment.

I really . . . →

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The lecture that was fun | Social media, the Paladin, the guy from Cairo and other adventures

World Domination | Social Media and some interesting research questions they raise

View more presentations from Sofia Gkiousou.

My PhD advisor kindly invited me to give a lecture on social media and the research questions they raise for his module on Digital Creativity and New Media. I’ve done presentations for him in the past but . . . →

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Why are my boring essays better?

identical

It’s all getting on my nerves a bit.

Let’s take two essays I did. I LOVED one. The other was just this lukewarm thing that I just needed to get over with.

Which one was better according to my own personal and academic god and torturer? The second one.

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Birkbeck | Course listings for this year

Birkbeck Library at night

It’s time. FINALLY. (Yes I really am a geek and I love it when the academic year starts).

This year THANK THE ASSORTED GODS OF THE DISCWORLD I won’t have to take any courses assessed. The blessing of being a research student.

Check out the course . . . →

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Wax On Wax Off

For years now I’ve been trying to understand the way my Supervisor works when it comes to my studies and my research. This might seem weird to the non-research student but trust me when I say that the relationship a research student has with a Supervisor . . . →

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Exam Time

Exam Time

Alas, being a PhD student does not mean you don’t have to take exams.

Research Methods II exam coming up this Friday.

Still, it could be worse. Since I completed the MSc in Innovation Management & Technology Policy I have already done all of the pre-requisites that other . . . →

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Convergence, Connections and Social Media

I have the pleasure of being invited by my Supervisor to present two sessions at the E-Business: Strategy and Policy (EBSP) course at Birkbeck, University of London this semester.

I gave the first presentation today on some themes around Convergence, Connections & Social Media.

Convergence, Connections and Social Media

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