research

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • July Update: Creating Resources for a Study

    It has taken me a while to get around to blogging recently. Amongst other things, I have been preoccupied with designing the next big research activity for my EngD project. Here is a quick update on where I am with...

  • Time to Type: Transcribing Interviews Before Analysis

    This week I conducted the final interview for the first big research activity of my project. I have written previously about how I need to decide on how to approach analysing the data and, as the title suggests, I have...

  • A Reflection on Planning and Doing

    This week I have decided to write a more personal blog post. I think it is important to be open and honest with oneself, and I find that writing about how I feel can help me to clarify my thoughts....

  • My First Semi-Structured Interview: A Pilot

    This week I ran a pilot version of an interview I will be carrying out with professionals who have experience of working with people living with dementia. Whilst I cannot give details about the interview's content, I can talk about...

  • Research Poster and Summary of Planned Experiments

    In my meeting with my supervisors in November, we discussed the progress of my AR for Dementia research project. The meeting was very productive and gave me a clear direction for what to pursue next. At the end of this...