"wellbeing" 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.
Posted on: 17 August 2022
Get writing! On the value of #AcWriMo for getting writing done
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?
Posted on: 25 October 2021
Supporting researchers through the Researcher Development Concordat
The first question one might ask is, “what is a concordat”?
Posted on: 8 September 2021
How to prepare for a successful future
Postdocs are busy people. Between the research, writing, teaching and supervising, there’s often little time left to think about what comes next.
Posted on: 3 September 2021
An issue for every researcher
The National Concordat for Researcher Development states clearly: “promote the wellbeing and mental health of researchers”.
Posted on: 25 August 2021
How to be a resilient researcher
Here are some of my top tips on how to thrive as a researcher under difficult circumstances.
Posted on: 23 August 2021
Difficult Conversations – are you ready?
Managing professional relationships, particularly the one you have with your manager, can at times feel challenging.
Posted on: 17 August 2021
Recognising thinking processes that affect our wellbeing – Tips for Researchers
Our thinking process can either be destructive or empowering.
Posted on: 29 June 2021
The Benefits of Achieving a Calmer Life – Tips for Researchers
As researchers, we are often faced with situations of undue pressure and stress.
Posted on: 25 June 2021
Top Tips for Researchers to Energise, Reset and Restore
During times of change, it can be hard to stay calm, react wisely and protect our wellbeing.
Posted on: 25 June 2021
Research Staff Development Highlights
Dr Saneeya Qureshi takes us through how the Academy’s researcher development team continue to actively support our research staff.
Posted on: 21 September 2020
Why Wellbeing Can’t Wait
Denise Chilton covers the impact of COVID-19 on professional and personal lives and provides advice on coping strategies.
Posted on: 11 September 2020
Dr Angela Midgley takes us through how #ResDevInYourPJs came about as a way of virtually reaching out to the researcher community and Liverpool and beyond.
Posted on: 28 August 2020