REALabs PGRs/ECRs Professional Training and Engagement Projects kicks off in April. Once again this exciting programme of actives are accepting applications and we are encouraging NWDTC to apply. Doctoral and postdoctoral researchers affiliated to one of the institutions of the NWCDTP (University of Manchester, University of Salford, RNCM, MMU, Keele, Lancaster and … [Read more...] about REALab: real project experience, real money
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Seek opportunities to develop. Confidence development can be thought of as ‘what we put in is what we get out’. We can learn a lot from watching others and finding ways to copy or practice this ourselves. We can also utilise the training available to us by pin-pointing exactly what is needed; how much of it and by when in order to reach our confidence goal. Reflection and … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 30: Seek opportunities to develop
Confidence and assertiveness. When we think of confident people we usually think of assertive people. It’s important to understand the difference between Assertion, Aggression and Non-Assertion so we can identify our behaviour and work on expressing ourselves in an assertive way. When we behave Assertively, we: Express our own needs in an appropriate and direct way. Treat our … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 29: Confidence and assertiveness
The Library is pleased to announce the launch of the Order a Book Service to support students when they can’t get the books which they need for their studies. If the Library doesn’t hold a copy of the book which they require, the student can fill in an Order a book form and the Library will obtain it for them. The service launches today and will run until further notice. … [Read more...] about Order a Book Service- The University of Manchester Library
Think positive – you can! A positive attitude can favourably influence your activity and outlook. A good way to improve your positivity is to tell yourself 'you can do it.' Try to avoid or change any negative language to more positive words. Be conscious of your internal dialog as well as the words you use speaking to others and take every opportunity to affirm and use positive … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 28: Think positive – you can!