Research is complicated, specific and narrow and probably intends on contributing to society in its unique ways. My research area is the same. I research corporate sustainability, an area of business and management that specifically focuses on firms’ efforts to contribute towards sustainable development goals. Since I started the PhD…


There is so much to talk about mobility, what it means, when it makes sense, how much and in what ways does it cost. Although, I don't feel like we talk enough about it in an honest way and this is just a little conversation starter.

In academia, and perhaps…


I have been thinking about the word ‘defence’ for a while. Some time ago, some senior colleagues called me ‘aggressive’. I owe a big thank you to them for this great reflection opportunity. If anything, I realise that looking back, I must have been passive-aggressive or defensive. …


Recently, I received a revise and resubmit from a journal. Those of you who are not academics may have absolutely no idea about ‘revise and resubmits’. The journals we try to publish in are peer-reviewed. …


In social sciences, most research questions are asked because of a problem that exists in real life, something that we are trying to understand, explore or explain. So, if the questions we are interested in answering are fundamentally coming from different areas of human life, then why do we (as…


The Guide to Emotions of a Highly Sensitive PhD Student

I have recently completed a PhD programme. Lots of people think doing a PhD is hard work. Of course, for me, it also was. …

Tulin Dzhengiz (Cengiz)

Life long learner

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store