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Nadine Mirza from University of Manchester shares the story of her career, highlighting the importance of perseverance and how a passion for the subject can mean the difference between success and failure.
Like many PhD students, Bethany McLoughlin has adapted her research becauses of the pandemic. In her latest blog Bethany discusses a new opportunity, and tips for conducting online interviews, and following up effectively.
When Sam was waiting to go into his interview he was thinking “I am not a neuroscientist, this could be a tricky one”, he quickly realised that what they actually wanted was a fresh approach. So don’t be deterred from applying for that job or course, you might be just what they’re looking for.
We are delighted to welcome Beth McLoughlin a first year PhD Student from University of Warwick, to our line-up of regular bloggers. In her first post for Dementia Researcher, Beth introduced herself and her research.
In her last blog of 2020, Bethany McLoughlin looks back on the first 2 months of her PhD (or is that 2 years?!) time seems to be distorting in these strange times – and she really is close to finishing that journal manuscript, honest!
Dr Ashvini Keshavan is a Post-doctoral clinical research associate and Neurology Registrar at University College London, hear what inspired her to follow a career into medicine and discover a passion for dementia research.
Dr Alys Griffiths discusses the findings of her recent paper published in the Journal of Dementia – ‘Relational counselling as a psychosocial intervention for dementia: Qualitative evidence from people living with dementia and family members’. (Also published in the Welsh Language)
Dr Clarissa Giebel discusses her career path, exploring the twists and turns and discussing how it is possible to work and study, in fact… it may actually help your research career.