Publishing our first ever guide: an interview with Mihaela Gruia

In this blog post, Anca Coman, our Outreach Communication Officer, sits down for an exclusive interview with Mihaela Gruia, the founder and CEO of Research Retold, to talk about Research Retold’s guide to ‘Communicating research beyond academia’. The guide was…

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Second #TheyDoComms event in Leeds: 3 Takeaways

In this blog post we share three takeaways from the second #TheyDoComms event organised by Branswer on the 22nd of November 2018 at the Natwest Business Accelerator Hub in Leeds. Branswer is a Leeds-based startup that strives to connect marketers…

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Maintaining a work-personal life balance for academics

In this blog post we share some insights, tips and practical resources about maintaining a work-personal life balance as an academic. A work-personal life balance is essential for an overall good quality of life. It also brings many benefits both…

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We celebrated one year in business and this is why it was a special night

It can be easy for all of us to get caught up in a daily grind of never-ending tasks, forgetting to celebrate achievements and success. As a business owner, it can be especially tricky to take a moment to say…

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#TheyDoComms event in Leeds: 3 Takeaways

This blog post talks about three takeaways from the #TheyDoComms event, which took place on the 25th of October 2018 at the Natwest Accelerator Hub in Leeds. This event was hosted by Branswer, a Leeds-based start-up whose mission is to…

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3 times research made the news and why

This blog post looks at three times when research made the news and the reasons behind its media coverage. These research studies offer insights into work productivity, face recognition and microplastics pollution. The relationship between researchers and journalists has been…

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The first time I hired interns at Research Retold

In this blog post, I share my insights into the first time I hired interns at Research Retold, and the roles they currently have on our team.   Why hire interns at Research Retold and why now? I began the…

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5 Lessons from the Thriving Minds conference 2018

This blog post touches on five lessons from the Thriving Minds conference 2018 organised by Thrive Law in Leeds. The event welcomed 60 participants from Yorkshire businesses, 12 speakers sharing their insights, stories and perspective on mental health and 9…

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Mental Health in the Workplace: Why It Matters

This blog post focuses on mental health in the workplace and on ways in which employers can take practical steps towards creating a thriving working culture. The core standards mentioned in this post are based on the ‘Thriving at Work’…

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SCL influence in foreign elections – Disinformation and ‘fake news’ Report – Visual Summary

In this blog post, we look at the issue of SCL influence in foreign elections, focusing on five examples that include misinformation, disinformation, and malign manipulation. This post is based on Section 6 of the Disinformation and ‘fake news’ report and is…

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