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Mental Health, Wellbeing, Working from home

Staying productive during lockdown

Posted on 30 April 2020 by doctoral-academy-blog

By Nadine Leder, Postgraduate Researcher at Cardiff Business School. Do you find it difficult to get things done during lockdown? Here are some tips to help you to stay productive, happy and healthy. Humans are creatures of habit – make use of it! Find YOUR daily routine and start the day with something positive! You
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Humanities, Research

It’s English Language Day, but where exactly did the English language come from?

Posted on 23 April 2020 by doctoral-academy-blog

By Ellen Bristow, School of English, Communication and PhilosophyFind Ellen on Twitter @E_Bristow1 Language, viewed from any perspective, is the human ‘miracle tool’. It liberated us from our earliest ape ancestors, gave rise to our history, and enables us to learn, innovate, develop and interpret the world we see around us. In particular, the English
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Working from home

Working from home? Here are our top tips.

Posted on 24 March 2020 by doctoral-academy-blog

Has the current situation left you with no other option but to work from home – perhaps for the first time ever? It can be a really challenging adjustment but rest assured that you are far from alone. Here, Doctoral Academy Officer Dr James Farror shares his top tips for making the transition from office
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Careers

Focus on Careers

Posted on 26 February 2020 by doctoral-academy-blog

There are many benefits that you can accrue by undertaking a research degree, but one of the most important relates to your employability. Put simply, a research degree can open the door to a variety of fulfilling careers, both within and outside of higher education. As a postgraduate researcher, you’re also likely to have higher
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