Having a positive working alliance with your Supervisor/s will be crucial to your studies and your experience as a PGR student. This can be aided by developing a constructive rapport between you. Good rapport relies on attention and commitment to effective communication. The expectations we hold of other people and vice versa are sometimes assumed […]
There may be differences in your insights, interpretations and perceptions to those of your Supervisor/s which can be helpful and encouraged in order to broaden the breadth of your learning experience whilst completing your studies. Sometimes these may conflict strongly with your own ideas and intentions. The causes may be varied. They may relate to […]
Consider the common reactions to negative emotions and explore exercises which will help you identify, and respond to, what your emotions are trying to tell you
Discover how to set yourself up for disappointments and consider how the way you react to them can have a major bearing on your wellbeing
Explore the ways in which taking time to identify the real problem can help you to gain a more accurate assessment of what has happened and its true impact.
Consider why talking to your university can be beneficial when something happens that impacts on your wellbeing or your ability to study and research
Discover tips and strategies to help you to support yourself when something goes wrong
Even for senior researchers, life still happens. Go with it and you will have more energy left to focus on yourself and your work.
Explore the ways in which you can approach acceptance when something goes wrong