Applications are now open for this year's Developing Intellectual Leaders Programme (DILP) which runs from October 2018 until May. In the Faculty of Humanities, we consider all our postgraduate research students to be the developing intellectual leaders of the future. The Developing Intellectual Leaders Programme (DILP) supports a small group of students through a series … [Read more...] about APPLICATIONS OPEN! Developing Intellectual Leaders Programme (DILP)
PhD Student Conference: Clarity from the PhD complexity? Methods North West Annual Methods X Conference Register for the conference here Rescheduled to 09.30-17.30, 19th September 2018 Lancaster University, UK Abstract up to 500 words by 1700 to stream leaders (see below by September 3rd 2018) The ESRC’s North West Social Science Doctoral Training … [Read more...] about
Question everything! Questioning your own behaviour is important to build confidence, it helps generate an inner dialogue to rationalise and affirm your actions. It’s a form of reflection and in turn allows you to make sense of what you are doing and why? Ask questions daily! Here are some suggestions: 1. What am I doing regularly to achieve my goals? 2. What’s preventing me … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 52: Question everything!
Learn to accept the obstacles. The more obstacles that you have to overcome, the more effective the learning process. If everything was easy, we wouldn’t learn very much. The challenges we face provide us with important learning opportunities and a chance to reflect and change the way we do things. Consider when these opportunities have arisen and how you have coped with them? … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 51: Learn to accept the obstacles
This AHRC New Generation Thinker (NGT) Scheme is now in its ninth year. NGT is a partnership between the Arts and Humanities Research Council and BBC Radio 3. Once again, 10 PhD students and Early Career Researchers will be given the chance to find their voice and tell the story of their research to new audiences by fronting engaging and innovative programmes on BBC … [Read more...] about Be an AHRC ‘New Generation Thinker’