Finalising the Design, Content and Code

The WAL App is in the last stages of design, content arrangement and coding. It has been a great journey to this point, and I am looking forward to your response to the App which will soon be live. In the meanwhile, I want to say thank you to the many that helped to this point: thank you to…

How Research Grants for ‘Digital’ Projects (Sometimes Don’t) Work

Winning grants for research projects can be difficult – and even more so if you: are an early career researcher, are doing something that is not ‘mainstream’, are using the ‘f’ word too much (no, not ‘funding’, I mean ‘feminist’), don’t have the time or experience or teams or funds or support to work on a number of grant applications (from the…

Coding Apps? Seek Help if Needed!

There are many resources out there that can help you start coding. I wrote about a few in a previous post, including books, advice from successful developers and Meetups. If you have done this and are still stuck for whatever reason – e.g. you have a ‘day job’, it’s too complicated, it’s taking too much time, you’ve never…

Drawing Inspiration from Frida Kahlo’s ‘Iconic’ Self-Portraits

One of the first women artists to catch my eye, spark my interest and capture my imagination early on was Frida Kahlo (1907-1954). Her parents were Guillermo Kahlo (1871–1941), a German-born photographer who emigrated to Mexico in 1891, and Matilde Calderón y González (1876–1932), born in Oaxaca to an indigenous father and a mother of Spanish descent. Her art, once described by…