EngD

  • A Week in the Life of My EngD

    Monday - Volunteering I spend my Monday mornings volunteering at a local day centre, which is always a great way to start my week. I enjoy spending time with the staff and clients, and have got to know them well...

  • An Eventful EngD Week

    What a week! It has been one of those times when multiple important events have all come together, all of which need careful attention and equal consideration. Luckily, they all ended up complementing each other quite well and I can end...

  • Academic Supervision: You Get a Little, You Give a Little

    I enjoyed meeting with several students for different reasons this week. It was nice to "sit on the other side of the supervisory table" and support others with their education. Working towards a doctoral qualification is all about preparing you to...

  • Developing a New Reflection Habit

    Earlier this week, I came across an interesting blog called Mission to Learn, written by Jeff Cobb. I started off by searching for ways to become better at listening and found a post in which Jeff describes an experiment, the...

  • Down Time L.A.

    So, don't get jealous, but I am blogging today whilst on my way to California. I should probably be winding down before the flight, but I am writing this for two reasons. Firstly, I wanted to let you know that...

  • Another Year Completed

    As promised, September was a very busy month, hence the delay in writing this. The Dragon Boat Race was great fun, the CHI paper has been submitted, you read about the ITAI conference in my last post, and the CDE welcomed...

  • A Busy Month Ahead

    August has been filled up with running my latest study, but this will come to an end early next week. Although the completion of this data collection stage will free up my working days, I already have a selection of...

  • Almost Halfway There: My Top Tips for Managing a Study

    At the title suggests, I am almost halfway through this month's study. In my blog this week, I thought I would share my experience so far, and have included some top tips for making life easier when running a study. Take a...

  • Now Recruiting!

    As promised, I can now confirm that I am recruiting for participants to take part in the study I talked about last week. To take part, participants must: be of 50 years of age or older; have normal-to-corrected vision; not...

  • Teaser for Study

    A couple of weeks ago, I brought you up to speed with where I was in the process of planning a study. The pilot work I have completed over the past couple of weeks has helped to fine tune the...