Month: May 2019

MS and the PhD

Posted on 28 May 2019 by doctoral-academy-blog

Today is World MS Day – a day which aims to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis and bring together those who are living with the condition to share their stories. MS is a neurological condition that affects the brain, optic nerves and spinal cord causing a range of symptoms such as problems with balance, vision
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Blogging and the PhD

Posted on 14 May 2019 by doctoral-academy-blog

Have you ever thought about setting up your own blog? It’s a great way to practise your communication and public engagement skills, as well as boosting your public profile. It can also be a fun and creative way to achieve a good work-life balance. Here, Charlotte Babb, School of Psychology, tells us how she manages
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Helping to rebuild lives after stroke

Posted on 7 May 2019 by doctoral-academy-blog

Last week saw the launch of the Stroke Association’s annual stroke awareness month, Make May Purple. Here, Alex Smith from the School of Medicine tells us how he aims to improve the ways in which stroke survivors can share their experiences and outcomes. A few weeks ago the Stroke Association unveiled its first ever TV
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