Why Training Needs Analysis Is A Friend, Not A Foe

Written by Mairi Hamilton, a second-year AHRC-funded doctoral researcher in the Centre for Gender History at the University of Glasgow. Mairi is exploring women’s experiences of abuse in the home in nineteenth-century Scotland. Find her on twitter at @MairiAntoinette The Dreaded Training Needs Analysis For a long time ‘training needs analysis’ (TNA) was a phrase … Continue reading Why Training Needs Analysis Is A Friend, Not A Foe

Finding peace in a frantic PhD

Katey Warran is the recipient of an AHRC Creative Economy Studentship led by The University of Edinburgh in partnership with Queen Margaret University, and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society. She is interested in bringing together the arts and sciences, with experience across a range of disciplines including arts and health, cultural sociology, philosophy and music. … Continue reading Finding peace in a frantic PhD

When Enough Is Enough: Meeting goals and staying motivated in your PhD

I’ve often found myself in the library late at night, feeling unproductive and guilty about leaving. I often will have gotten a late start and done a fair bit of procrastinating. Even if I’ve gotten quite a bit done, it never feels quite like enough. It leaves me feeling like the day has been wasted … Continue reading When Enough Is Enough: Meeting goals and staying motivated in your PhD