Researcher Blog

Pathfinder: Adventures in researcher land - 3rd edition

Posted on: 1 September 2022 | Category: Blog posts

Dr Angela Midgley introduces the third edition of the researcher development newsletter.

Buddy Scheme

Posted on: 17 August 2022 | Category: Blog posts

One of the benefits of working at an institution like the University of Liverpool is connecting with fellow researchers and hearing about the ground-breaking projects that they are working on. But, if we’re being honest with ourselves, how many other postdocs and researchers do we really know from within the university? I’m not asking about researchers in our own Departments or Institutes, but researchers from across campus, based in Schools and Faculties that we know little about? I would guess that the answer is ‘not many.’ If so, you’re not alone.

How to conduct effective focus groups in an online environment

Posted on: 16 August 2022 | Category: Blog posts

Dr Claire Wilson

Small focus groups can be an effective way of gaining knowledge and understanding opinions on a specific topic in a short amount of time. The Research Staff Association (RSA) recently conducted a focus group to assess the awareness and access to HR policies and the employee assistance programme at Liverpool. We have hosted several focus groups online since the pandemic and here are some tips and lessons learnt from our experience!

What does it take to pursue science for a woman from a rural background? From 609503 to L69 7ZB

Posted on: 26 May 2022 | Category: Blog posts

Revathy Krishnamurthi

My parents taught me that education is the primary wealth.

New opportunities and support for clinical research staff

Posted on: 17 February 2022 | Category: Blog posts

Selina Johnson

I am a pain physiotherapist and although I love my clinical work, I have always been keen to explore research that better supports the patients I see and the quality of care we can deliver.

Pathfinder: Adventures in researcher land - 2nd edition

Posted on: 3 December 2021 | Category: Blog posts

Pathfinder 2nd edition - November 2021

Dr Angela Midgley introduces the second edition of the researcher development newsletter.

Get writing! On the value of #AcWriMo for getting writing done

Posted on: 25 October 2021 | Category: Blog posts

Dr Eli Saetnan profile

Writing is an integral part of doing research, but if writing is so important, why do we all struggle so much to find time for it?

Research Consultancy: Your next career move?

Posted on: 17 September 2021 | Category: Blog posts

Hellen Parra-Florez

Research consultancy is an excellent career option for postdocs who want to transition outside academia as it allows you to apply what you love, research, to solve immediate problems.

Three secrets of successful research collaborations

Posted on: 9 September 2021 | Category: Blog posts

Sawsan Khuri

Research collaboration in today’s cross-disciplinary world could involve any number of people from any number of disciplines and sometimes include several organisations.

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