Blogposts

Work and life balance during the PhD

Doing a PhD can be quite demanding, and at times, it can seem as if it absorbs all your time and energy. How can you achieve a work and life balance during the PhD? Here we collaborated with Phebe L….

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Our review of 2020

It’s that time of the year when we can look back and reflect on how 2020 has been for us. In this blog post, we share the highlights of our year and some honest reflections on how it’s been.  A…

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Five Tips for Effectively Engaging with Businesses

In this post we share five tips for effectively engaging with businesses, as revealed in a recent workshop with members of York Management School. Engaging with businesses is important to ensuring research has impact. It can lead to interesting projects that respond…

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Presenting for audiences outside of academia

In this blogpost,  Julian Gosliga discusses the topic of presenting for audiences outside of academia. Julian is a Research Associate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Sheffield. In his current role and during his PhD, Julian…

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Starting a postdoc in a pandemic

To discuss the unique aspects of starting a postdoc in a pandemic, we’re collaborating with Dr Ben Purvis, from the University of Sheffield. Ben is an early career researcher in sustainability science, urban studies and modelling in the School of…

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The benefits of virtual networking for researchers

To discuss the benefits of virtual networking for researchers we’re collaborating with Mariam Abood from Scientistt. Mariam is a Masters student of Women’s Studies at the University of York and Content Manager for Scientistt.net. Scientistt is an exciting new platform…

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