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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

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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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The balancing act

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In this blog Prof Thalia Eley shares some reflections on the difficulties of balancing life and an academic career in the context of a chronic condition. We think much of what she has learned may apply to those finding themselves slow to recover from Covid.  

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Studying Remotely

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2020 has thrown the world a lot of curve balls. One of them is the need to adapt the way we engage and learn from each other to a remote format. The EDITLab’s newest student, Elisavet Palaiologou, shares her experience of starting a Master’s course in the middle of a…

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The juggling life of an academic

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Thalia Eley is a Professor of Developmental Behavioural Genetics and Director of the EDIT lab, King’s College London. She is also Wife of Giles and Mum of Justin, Pasco and Theo. In this post Thalia discusses five points that have helped her to juggle life both inside and outside of…

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