Tag Archives: Transferable skills

Tips for interpreting research…the do’s and the don’t’s


There’s an increasing volume of research being published, driven in large part by the ‘publish or perish’ culture and the associated regular national assessments of research quality, and also university league tables. Because research is presented in print form, this … Continue reading

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Otters, electronic keyboards and the educated mind


It is not often I pay much attention to videos of cute animals doing something that anthropomorphises them, that is, makes them look like humans. For once, I’m going to make an exception because the video, whilst most definitely being … Continue reading

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Transferable skills may save your life…or at least help you operate in a hostile work environment


The answer to the age-old question, ‘why did the chicken cross the road?’ has finally been answered and its related to the role of transferable skills and intellectual development post-PhD. No, transferable (or generic as they are sometimes called) skills … Continue reading

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