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The People’s Choice – Images of Research 2020

Posted on 25 January 2021 by doctoral-academy-blog

By Nilsu Erkul, PGR in Welsh School of Architecture, Winner of the Images of Research 2020 'People's Choice' award The Images of Research 'People's Choice' award is award conferred, not […]

A stunning online exhibition: doctoral research ‘on display’ for Images of Research 2020

Posted on 4 January 2021 by doctoral-academy-blog

By Terry Laverty-Seabrook, Doctoral Academy Community Development and Engagement Officer, quotes from 2020 winners The Doctoral Academy’s annual Images of Research (IoR) event is normally a highly popular, engaging face-to-face […]

Coronavirus nanoscience: the tiny technologies tackling a global pandemic

Posted on 9 October 2020 by doctoral-academy-blog

Josh Davies, School of Chemistry The world-altering coronavirus behind the COVID-19 pandemic is thought to be just 60 nanometres to 120 nanometres in size. This is so mind bogglingly small that you […]

Social distancing is making public transport worse for the environment than cars – here’s how to fix it

Posted on 16 September 2020 by doctoral-academy-blog

Travelerpix/Shutterstock Thomas Woolley, Lecturer at School of Mathematics, and Joshua Moore, Lucy Henley, and Timothy Ostler, PhD students at School of Mathematics. During lockdown, travel restrictions caused car and public […]

The power of following your heart: A PhD journey

Posted on 1 September 2020 by doctoral-academy-blog

Every PhD journey is different, and here at the Doctoral Academy Blog we aim to bring you a wide range of stories that reflect the diversity of the PhD experience. […]

Four ways people stuck at home became armchair naturalists during lockdown

Posted on 19 August 2020 by doctoral-academy-blog

Rebecca Young and Jordan Patrick Cuff, School of Biosciences Who could have imagined that being confined to our homes would bring so many people closer to nature? With one-third of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pancreatic cancer wouldn’t be so deadly if we could just diagnose it earlier

Posted on 20 November 2019 by doctoral-academy-blog

Fluorescence microscopy image of the early stages of pancreatic cancer. Author provided William Hill, School of Biosciences Pancreatic cancer is extremely difficult to diagnose. The current prognosis for pancreatic cancer […]

Why you should get involved in teaching

Posted on 29 October 2019 by doctoral-academy-blog

By Dr Afia Ahmed, Doctoral Academy Officer Undertaking teaching during your doctoral studies is a great way to develop many transferrable skills such as communication, creativity, problem solving and time […]