Does your research involve some kind of technology? Are you looking for participants? DigiLab can help. We run events that give students and staff the opportunity to interact with technology they might not have used before. We run 4 times per academic year at the Alan Gilbert Learning Commons, and we have some space at the next three events for post grad students. So if your … [Read more...] about Postgraduate research opportunities at DigiLab
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Visualise your journey. Visualisation can be a powerful tool for any learning experience but particularly for confidence. Try visualising your confidence and doing the things that you would like to do confidently. What is it that you are doing and how are you doing it? What behaviour demonstrates your confidence? See your vision in detail and notice the colours of your clothes … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 16: Visualise your journey
Single mindedness. All activity should progress your confidence goal, if it doesn’t then you need to question why you are doing it? There may be distractions or influences but your core aim can only materialise if time, effort and focus are dedicated to it. Activities that do not support your aims should be swapped for those that do. Invest in a spring clean from time to time … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 15: Single mindedness
LOVE your mistakes! Mistakes are Lessons Of Valuable Experience. Accept them, recognise the lessons learnt and move on. Learn from your experiences as these also make you who you are and can help you develop your own personal brand of confidence. Learning to reflect on these and use them positively can help us reach our goals quicker. This tip was brought to you by Davina … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 14: LOVE your mistakes!
Hello everyone! This is a different blog post from our usual content because, as your behind-the-scenes content curator and blog administrator, I'll soon be stepping down from this role. I'll be leaving the University of Manchester to take up a different post at Sussex University this September 2017. If you're interested in my post-PhD journey please visit my personal … [Read more...] about Admin message from Dr Eljee Javier, outgoing Researcher Development Officer