In The Zone

Interesting chats with Mike and Josh

Academic job hunting

Mike and Josh share their thoughts on the academic jobs market, and the many barriers stopping early career researchers making it in academia.

The living and the dead

What happens to our data when we die? Mike and Josh chat about the growing trend in online memorialisation, with social media pages being turned into digital monuments for the dead. Is it ethical? Is it even in good taste? Tune in to find out!

Academic Blogging

Mike and Josh chat to Emily Lynn, founder Let’s Talk Academia – an online community and blog founded in 2017. The blog has proven extremely popular with early career researchers, who have found it a great place to share their experiences of academic life, and the many challenges academia can bring.

Social Media and the Internet

In this episode, Mike and Josh chat about the impact of social media and the internet, and the massive power of corporations such as Facebook and Twitter.