POWS Conference 2014

BPS POWS Conference

After a whirlwind of trains, tubes, taxis and a LOT of sleeping in this weekend, I’m pleased (ish?) to say I’m back from the BPS POWS conference 2014. Three days of fantastic papers, keynotes, workshops and merriment at the beautiful Cumberland Lodge in Windsor? Oh go on then… Continue reading “POWS Conference 2014”

Gatekeepers In Research & Recruiting

Over the last two weeks I’ve had a really good response to my recruitment call for women in IT or women who have left careers in IT. I’m almost at a point where I can start arranging times with some of the women who have been in touch, which is really exciting. I get the feeling it’s possibly going to be a bit hectic, but… nothing’s ever straightforward. Not for me anyway. In addition to feeling excited (and nervous, and giddy, etc. etc.) I’m also feeling very grateful right now. Like, super grateful. Continue reading “Gatekeepers In Research & Recruiting”

Now Recruiting For Study – Women and IT

I am so happy to be writing this post. SO HAPPY. This morning I picked up my signed off ethics forms, and that means I can start recruiting for my focus group studies on women in IT. Are you excited? I am! Continue reading “Now Recruiting For Study – Women and IT”

Memes, Memes Everywhere

I’ve been slack, busy with a million and one things, and blogging hasn’t been at the top of my to do list – sorry not sorry?

So my memes study is done and put to bed, and I thought I wouldn’t have to look at another meme in university for a while (yes, to the untrained eye I may look like I’m dicking about on the Internet, but it’s research, I swear…) – oh how wrong I was. Student elections were running a few weeks back, and look what greeted me in the hallways… Continue reading “Memes, Memes Everywhere”