YorkTalks 2020: The doctor of everything: the teeming world of a 17th century physician

YorkTalks 2020: The doctor of everything: the teeming world of a 17th century physician

I’ll start, then, by just noting something about the word ‘university’ and its medieval origins. ‘University’ comes from the word ‘universe’, and it involves a sense of the purpose of the university being about the whole of creation, being about the interconnection of everything of …

Considering a PhD? | Tips on selecting a supervisor, writing a proposal and applying

Considering a PhD? | Tips on selecting a supervisor, writing a proposal and applying

The kind of person who should apply for a PhD is someone who’s got curiosity, who’s also got stamina. It’s a three-year project usually and it requires a lot of dedication. Obviously there needs to be some level of academic credential, so you would usually …

6 Months as a PhD Student and 6 Lessons Learned | PhD Vlog

6 Months as a PhD Student and 6 Lessons Learned | PhD Vlog

Now there’s quite likely a little bit of a fib in the title of this video as I’m pretty sure it’s closer to seven months now from me starting my PhD. But seven months seem like a not particularly momentous amount of time so I …

Vlog: 5 tips for getting into marketing with an Arts degree

Vlog: 5 tips for getting into marketing with an Arts degree

Vlog: 5 tips for getting into marketing with an Arts degree Hi, I’m Rebecca Jeffery. I run my own business ‘Fi and Becks Design and Marketing’. I’m a freelance copywriter and you might recognise my face from ‘The Apprentice’ in 2016. The lovely people at …

Studying at Brookes: Law Society | Oxford Brookes University

The law society is an essential part of the student experience – of any law student really. Being in the law society has definitely helped a lot of people. I see my friends and they’ve changed because they participated in a lot of activities. It’s …

2017/04/10: Six Minutes on the True Purpose of University Education

2017/04/10: Six Minutes on the True Purpose of University Education

(Applause) [Interviewer]: Dr Peterson, you’ve mentioned these ideas of responsibility, of virtue, of respect. You’ve, I think, detailed what you think students shouldn’t do in these examples of like, protests and these examples of certain types of activist tactics. What advice would you have for …

John Lithgow talks about his art-making experiences

John Lithgow talks about his art-making experiences

I grew up in a theater family. My father produced Shakespeare festivals. We were all theater rats, me and my siblings. The first time I acted on stage I think I was about two years old. It was my background and my father was my …