You said, we did!

We are always listening to your feedback. Here are a few ways we have responded to feedback you have given us!

 

Upcoming sessions

GraphPad/
PRISM

A brief introduction to using the statistical and graph making software GraphPad Prism. While more complex methods of data analysis are available, GraphPad is an excellent piece of software for many people to analyse their data and make high quality figures.…

Doing Interdisciplinary Research

Last week we ran a question and answer panel with some of our researchers about the challeneges and benefits of doing interdisciplinary research. Kelly Preece (Researcher Development Manager) developed the following infographics to summarise the key ideas discussed in the session.…

Writing non-academic job applications

This post is written by Cate Bennett, Researcher Development Manager (ECRs) and is part of our new PGR Career Planning Guide.

Just like your CV an application form is your personal marketing document. It is your opportunity to introduce ‘you’ to a potential employer and therefore your first opportunity to showcase the relevant skills, experiences and personal attributes that you have and that they are looking for.  …

Why I go to Shut Up and Write

Sam Pullman is a second year PhD student in the Graduate School of Education.  After many years as a frontline social work practitioner, she has turned her attention to social work education. Her research explores the connections between sustainability as a wider concept and theory base to prepare social workers for practice. 

Podcasting in a Pandemic

 

 

Kelly Louise Preece is the Researcher Development Manager for PGRs in the Doctoral College. You’ll recognise her face from workshops, her voice from WEBINARs, and her jokes from the 90s. You can follow her on twitter @Preece_Kelly for musings about Researcher Development and the PGR experience…interspersed with tweets about superheros, sewing and cute cat photos.

Top Tips for Tweet Your Thesis

Thinking about entering this year’s Tweet Your Thesis competition? We’ve asked last year’s winners for their advice and top tips to help you craft that prize-winning tweet!

 

Ari Cooper-Davis, PGR in the Centre for Water Systems – 1st Place

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ari’s top tips

  • Assume your audience is not familiar with your subject area, so try to avoid acronyms or subject-specific vocab
  • An eye-catching photo can draw attention.