New Year, New Me: Research Resolutions

Happy New Year! Now that 2020 is here, will you be making any new year’s resolutions? In today’s post, Sophie provides some research related resolutions that you might wish to try too! We have just said goodbye to 2019 and hello to 2020. A whole new decade. A New Year brings promise, hope and of…

Christmas and Your Mental Health

In this post Sophie shares her thoughts on looking after your wellbeing over the Christmas period. Christmas time can be full of food, fun, parties and spending time with your loved ones and family. With this in mind, Sophie offers some tips on how to look after your mental health during the festive season.  …

The Library: With you every step of the way

You might expect the library to be the first port of call when starting your literature search, but it may surprise you to learn that there are a lot of other ways that your institution’s team of information professionals can help you with your research project. Warwick’s Scholarly Communications Manager, Julie Robinson, highlights some of…

The basics of intellectual property rights

A PhD is all about finding out or doing something new and exciting. But who do these ideas belong to? Who has the rights to the knowledge you have gained during your hard work over those long years? In this blog, Pippa explains some key things you should know about intellectual property.

Onwards and upwards: preparing to start your PhD

At this time of year, many of you might be starting to think about the next stage in your career, whether that be moving to a new university or starting a new research endeavour. Here, Amy discusses some of the challenges that come with moving to a new city to start a PhD, and some…

Viva Worries: Asked and Answered

The viva can bring out our worst doubts about our PhD dissertations and about ourselves, making us question the worth of our work and ourselves as researchers. Jenny Mak offers some responses to ease these worries in a constructive way.