Researcher Blog

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.

A sense of community, identity and belonging

Posted on: 9 September 2021 | Category: Blog posts

Joan Chang and Blanca Perez-Sepulveda

Being a postdoc often feels like a transition state; we’re no longer students but we’re still finding our niche.

Academia and industry: Worlds apart?

Posted on: 9 September 2021 | Category: Blog posts

Tom Froggatt

In most sectors, academia and industry are crucial partners.

Supporting researchers through the Researcher Development Concordat

Posted on: 8 September 2021 | Category: Blog posts

Dan Wake

The first question one might ask is, “what is a concordat”?

Discovering your path to effective public engagement

Posted on: 6 September 2021 | Category: Blog posts

Erika Aquino

Increasing public knowledge, and the confidence to use that knowledge, can empower and inspire people.

How to prepare for a successful future

Posted on: 3 September 2021 | Category: Blog posts

Dr Mathew Tata

Postdocs are busy people. Between the research, writing, teaching and supervising, there’s often little time left to think about what comes next.

An issue for every researcher

Posted on: 25 August 2021 | Category: Blog posts

Roddy Bray

The National Concordat for Researcher Development states clearly: “promote the wellbeing and mental health of researchers”.

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