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Back to the office!

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Well, here we are. Half way through the first term of the 2021 academic year and due to the lingering impact of the pandemic (and the fact that no one can be bothered to commute anymore) we find ourselves navigating the minefield of hybrid working. As you try to remember…

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5 Years of EDIT Lab Blogs!

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Why should you remember the 5th November? Because it’s the anniversary of our first EDIT blog post, of course! To celebrate 5 years of the EDIT blog, we’re sharing five insights about our posts, series, sources of inspiration and more!  

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Interview with Bridie: Working in IAPT

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In this blog, we interviewed research assistant Bridie MacDonald about her work in IAPT.     What is the difference between a psychological wellbeing practitioner (PWP) and a high intensity (HIT) CBT Therapist? PWP and HIT CBT Therapist are both psychological therapists in NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT)…

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CASE Studentships

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Helena discusses collaborative (CASE) PhD studentships and the mutual benefits of working with her non-academic partner, Beat charity.       What are CASE studentships? Collaborative (CASE) Studentships, formerly known as “Collaborative Awards in Science and Engineering”, are funded PhD studentships in which the student works in partnership with a…

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Reflecting on resilience: Part 2

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In the second of this pair of blogs, Prof Thalia Eley reflects on resilience from the perspective of a senior academic. If you missed our previous blog where Dr Kirstin Purves answered the same questions from the perspective of the early career researcher, you can read it here.      …

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Reflecting on resilience: Part 1

By | Life Scientific

In the first of a pair of blogs, Dr Kirstin Purves reflects on resilience from the perspective of an early career researcher. Next up will be the sister blog where Prof Thalia Eley will answer the same questions from the perspective of a senior academic.            What…

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