CoronaWhelmed – community-led discussion on dealing with COVID-19

COVID-19 is causing many governments to enforce social isolation measures. Success as an academic or PhD might, at times. require social isolation. However, it is not cool when everyone else is forced to be at home with us. So, how are you coping? What are you doing? What work are you able to focus on […]

Project Management in research – Budget setting and management

The four key elements of Project Management are cost, quality, scope and time. Of all four, I most often get asked to help researchers with cost. Or more to the point budget setting and management. So, in this webinar I’ll provide some guidance on how to set a budget and then track it. I’ll also […]

Using technology to complete your PhD faster

Average completion times for a PhD vary, but most data suggests at least four years (full time) as an average. In some cases, the average completion time is more than seven years! So, how can we reduce that time. Short of doing more work or more hours (which I do not recommend), or being more […]

Becoming a resilient researcher

PhD students have some of the highest rates of mental fatigue of any part of the research system. Some studies even show PhD students as having the worst mental health of all professions and students. Why is this the case? And what can the sector do about it? In this webinar Richard will look at […]