postgrad

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

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 transport use to plummet across the UK. On April 12 2020, the number of daily trips by car fell to 22%, compared to a typical day
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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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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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