Early career researchers and PhD students have some of the highest rates of mental fatigue of any part of the research system. This workshop is for students, early career researchers and practitioners who want to: • Understand resilience • Explore data on mental health amongst researchers • Learn tools, tips, and techniques to be more […]
Do you have questions such as: Whilst we are in lockdown/unable to be in the lab, what are the top things I can do from home to work towards an industry career? Do publications matter when trying to get an industry career? How do I deal with low motivation or productiveness during PhD, especially during […]
Need a #JobHunting Buddy! — There are many #Writing groups like “Shut up and Write” which helps getting everyone on a routine of writing tasks. What about having one or two #buddies to stay connected and motivated in this #jobhunting process as a fresh graduate? Ideas of mutually beneficial buddies. ✅ Be a fresh #graduate […]
If you’re not on social media, you are not translating your research – it is as simple as that. But, being on social media doesn’t mean you are translating your research. There are so many scenarios and alternatives within each option it can be paralysing to even make a start!
A mentor should be someone who can show you the way through things. They may not have THE answer, but they probably have AN answer. A bit like a Sherpa helps people up mountains. They cannot climb the mountain for you, but they can give you the best advice and support about how to climb.
The decision to become an academic researcher is often based on passion for science or research. And although leaving any profession is hard, the decision to leave academia is often a tough one. There are often conflicting emotions concerning staying or leaving. Not to mention the conversations with staff, students and colleagues. And sometimes it […]
You may have seen we’ve been working with researchers to build their LinkedIn profiles. All with the aim of increasing their chances of having their research activities picked up and translated into practice by new or novel collaborators. In many cases we’re working within existing organisational social media and other online frameworks. We often get […]
We all know that: • research translation is hard; • it is difficult to find and maintain collaborative research partners (no matter where they are from);