While many PhD theses are different, depending on location and area of research, most require at least one introductory chapter. This introductory chapter sets the scene for the thesis by introducing the thesis area and discussing relevant previous research. My thesis is going to have two introduction chapters, the first providing background information about sharks, the conservation challenges shark species […]
** In Collaboration** The idea of health is so interesting. It’s something that is so important in our lives, but it’s also incredibly unique. When it comes to health, despite there being very generalized suggestions in the world, there is no one-size fits all approach. If you want to be healthy, and you want to feel your best, you need […]
**In Collaboration** Working from home can be a great move for your career. However, if you’re new to it, then you may find that there’s one thing you really have to work on. And it’s productivity. When you’re in an office environment, it’s often easier to stay productive. Because you’re ‘at work’, you’ve got others working around you, and your mind knows what you’re there to do. But, when you’re at home, your mind can be tricked. It knows that you’re at home. So if you find yourself going to do chores to getting distracted by others, your mind kind of lets you. After all, you’re in your own home. But this can be a nightmare for at home workers! Instead, you need to make sure that you are killing it with your workload. However, that can often be easier said than done. When you’re someone that has a ton of responsibilities, you may find that it’s even harder to stay focused on your work. Maybe you have children or elderly parents to look after? When you have family responsibilities, you may find yourself putting them first before anything else. And it can be really tough. But, you need to be able to find a balance. So if you know that you want to be able to stay as productive as possible without skipping out on the responsibilities that you have, take a look at these seven points. 1. Create […]
** In collaboration** You may have already heard of the importance of your environment in terms of the effect it has on productivity, yet many times we put up with less than productive working environments due to the feeling that we don’t have enough time to upgrade our environment with so much stuff to do. Yet, that feeling of “having […]
**In Collaboration** Working from home is an excellent opportunity for many women. It gives you a great chance to get the flexibility that you need, but aren’t often afforded by more traditional working environments. It can give you the chance to start something for yourself. To be your own boss and to grow the business that you’ve always dreamed of. […]
One of my favourite things about having my own office space (aside from the wonderful people I share it with) is getting to decorate the pinboards. I actually share one pinboard with Tina, who I sit next too, and these are the recent additions.
7:10am- Early wake up call to make sure I can get a park at work (I can’t wait for undergrad holidays again!) 7:43am: Playing with Frog whilst getting the washing off the line (mainly so he doesn’t decide to chew on my favourite jeans). 8:47am- I have just arrived at work and I am starting the day by writing down a […]