Social media for PGRs: boosting your academic visibility

There is no doubt that social media have become an important aspect of my daily life. Though I’m a frequent visitor of different social media apps and websites, I haven’t always used these for academic purposes. Instead, I always considered these to be quite private and kept them separate from my work life. However, after […]

Starting Up: Entrepreneurship for PGRs

PGRs are passionate, self-motivated, independent thinkers, as well as project managers, decision makers, and hard workers that have the tenacity to get back up after failure until they achieve their desired results. Great attributes for being a good researcher, but I’d argue that they also make excellent entrepreneurs! The PhD journey is a road of […]

Insights to Social Enterprise

This new programme aims to give early-career researchers the opportunity to use their skills in a team environment, working on a real and current issue for a Glasgow-based social enterprise. Our three social enterprises came to the University to pitch their ‘challenges’ on 2nd February. Just by chance, each of the companies had brought along a UofG alumnus […]

SafeSpot Moble App

For anyone who has been inspired by Global Entrepreneurship Week events, here is a blog post from one of our current student-led social enterprises, thanks to Dr Mallika Punukollu and Dr Fiona Mitchell for the contribution. “SafeSpot are a social enterprise whose vision is to equip every child in Scotland with resilience and coping skills […]