Different ways of staying organised

Arguably one of the most important skills when completing a PhD (or any other degree for that matter) is organisation. There are always a million tasks to complete, and when you throw work, having a social life, and sleeping into the mix it can get overwhelming. Although, there is often no way of being less busy- there are a few […]

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A PhD Update (August).

If you haven’t read the last PhD update from June (click here). Study 1 is almost, basically, 100% done and will be ready to submit to a journal within the fortnight (hopefully). Study 2 is now also 85% complete, which feels amazing. The plan is to attempt to submit that to a journal within 6 weeks of submitting study 1! […]

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Fun ideas for the office

If you are lucky enough to have great office pals (like I do), then it is easy to implement some fun into your days in the office. Here are 3 ways we have used the whiteboard in our office so far! #1- The Laugh or Cry Scale: When tackling a PhD, many things go wrong, so our office came up […]

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‘Time Blocking’ is my new friend

I am 1 and a half years into my PhD, which technically means i’m half way, although with the amount of work I have to do it definitely does not feel like that. Due to time going so quickly, and me being lucky enough to get the opportunity to teach this semester, whilst also maintaining my other volunteer roles, my […]

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