Being a researcher does not need to involve working at a university. Or even having a PhD. Many companies and organisations undertake research and their researchers come from all manner of backgrounds. Transcript: It takes a lot to become a researcher, but one of the things that it certainly doesn’t take or doesn’t certainly require […]
There’s a lot of focus on academics having a range of social media channels – LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. But very little attention is paid to YouTube. Yet, YouTube is the second most viewed social media behind Facebook. And, depending on who you read – the future of content is video. So, get on […]
LinkedIn is essential for research success in the 21st century. As well as go through the three different ways researchers should be using LinkedIn – positioning, promotion, partnerships.
LinkedIn is essential for research success in the 21st century. As well as go through the three different ways researchers should be using LinkedIn – positioning, promotion, and partnerships.
If you’re doing a PhD you may well be thinking you’d like to become an academic researcher. But that is not the only option available to you.
If you’re doing a PhD you may well be thinking you’d like to become an academic researcher. But that is not the only option available to you. Please bear with us, the quality of the audio on this recording got a bit glitchy at times. Thanks for your understanding.
Virtual teams, or my preferred term – distributed teams – have come into prominence as a result of many governments implementing physical distancing measures to curb the transmission of COVID-19. However, virtual teams have been in operation for many years. Banks and utilities have had personnel placed across the globe for varying functions for the […]
Whether it is a global pandemic or broken machinery, there are times when doing experiments might not be possible. In this webinar, Richard go through some of the things you could do when collecting data is not possible. We also hear from participants – about their go to things to do when they cannot do […]
It is no longer enough to offer “just a PhD program”. Universities and their faculties, colleges, schools and departments all need to prepare PhD graduates for the workforce. And not just the research or academic workforce, but the wider workforce. We know that 50% of PhD graduates will immediately go onto a non-academic career, and […]
According to research from the UK, 2/3 of final year PhD students are unclear on what they want to do after their PhD. And about 1/3 (30%) of PhD graduates would not do the their PhD again. I think the two are linked. That not know what you want to do next means you get […]