The 8-week mindfulness course is adapted to the specific needs of postgraduate researchers in the arts and humanities. It covers topics including resilience, being present with strong emotions, the inner critic, compassionate communication, creativity, and value-led project management.
In James Clear's book Atomic Habits, he talks about the potential of small changes to make significant impacts on productivity, motivation and wellbeing. In this session we will explore how to cultivate habits that take you towards your goals and move away from self-sabotage.
How can you add value to your PhD experience through placement, internships and work experience? How can you write persuasive application letters? How does Techne support virtual placement and work experience activities for its students?
Writing up, whether during a pandemic or not, can be an isolating experience, and sharing challenges with those at the same stage can be helpful.This retreat will offer timed, goal-oriented writing sessions, with one-to-ones kicking off a month-long, self-directed writing achievement programme.
It's tough doing a PhD under normal circumstances, but it's even harder during a pandemic. In this practical and interactive webinar, I'll help you get back on track with your thesis. We’ll clarify your aims, map out some alternative routes, and create an achievable plan.
This one-day interactive course will take you from the basics of excellent public engagement through to the process of planning your own activities and events to share your research with wider publics, whether in person or in the virtual world.