From Queensland to England, new Criminology lecturer talks about her interests

Last week the University of Northampton posted a blog piece on my new position. The newest member of the University’s Criminology team is bringing an international perspective for students, following research in her native Australia. Jessica Ritchie, Lecturer in Criminology, gained her undergraduate degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice in 2011. She gained subsequent qualifications…

5 Easy-To-Follow Tips For Early Career Researchers

Earlier this year I wrote a guest piece for The Crime Conversation. The Crime Conversation is a great new blog which seeks to connect women in criminology. I wrote on ‘5 easy-to-follow tips for early career researchers.’ We are so excited to share these 5 fantastic tips for early career researchers from this week’s guest…

Student Support

I recently wrote for Thoughts from the Criminology Team Blog on Student Support. You can follow the link and have a read. I recently read Melanie Reynolds’s article in The Guardian ‘Working-class lecturers should come out of the closet,’ and it resonated with me…

Dealing With Administrative Grief

Read a piece I wrote for the Thesis Whisperer which was recently uploaded. Universities are big places, some of them have a lot of students to manage and complex timelines to administer. Most of the time, I hope, the administration of your degree will be invisible to you, but, when things break down, you can…