• 2019,  Blog

    Who Are We Protecting?

    *By an anonymous PhD student In November last year, a British PhD student – Matthew Hedges – was arrested and sentenced to life in prison, accused of spying for the British government while on a research trip…

  • 2019,  Blog

    Researching While Female

    I had one of my most interesting conversations about consciously manipulating gender expectations in 2015 during a research trip with a colleague.  Over terrible coffee and hotel-buffet mohinga, my colleague, a fierce Kachin woman, was telling me…

  • 2019,  Blog

    Innovation: GREAT, but I have to ask…

    Innovation pushes the bounds of human capability. Technology such as medical devices, communication software and applications of new methods and new techniques help us to understand the world around us. Bright and shiny is what the world…

  • 2018

    Who Researches Matters

    I was scrolling Twitter last week, and came across a tweet that I instantly agreed with – “Support for ethnic armed group service provision will aid federalism, say researchers.” Great! I thought. The message is finally getting…