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Understanding your role in a team

Understanding your role in a team

How do we make the most of our strengths? How can we work best with our PIs and our students? In today’s blog I want to focus on working in a team and how the Belbin framework can help. Now most postdocs work in teams. That might be as part of a research group, within...
Writing strongly about yourself in applications

Writing strongly about yourself in applications

Are you excellent? Insightful? Powerful? How do you write strongly about yourself in applications and why it’s important to do so. So, the first thing we need to do is address the elephant in the room.  The main reason we have to make sure we write strongly...
Making postdoc career decisions

Making postdoc career decisions

Shall I do another postdoc? Shall I apply for a lectureship? Have I considered all my options as a postdoc? In my work with postdocs I came across a framework whilst reading a really useful book.  We’re going to explore this framework a little bit in this blog...
Finding your red thread: writing funding applications

Finding your red thread: writing funding applications

What is the red thread and why does my fellowship / grant / article need one? A red thread essentially is a theme or a key phrase that links or weaves all the way through whatever we’re writing, especially if we’re thinking fellowships and grants. Where does red...
5 key elements of an academic CV

5 key elements of an academic CV

Approx. number of CVs I have looked at! You might well know these sections of an academic CV but have you made them shine? #1 Tell me what your doing now One of the things that infuriates me is not being able to find out straightaway what someone’s doing from...
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