Dr David Watson & Dr John Turnpenny Supporting the Mental Health of Postgraduate Research Students: Review Summary (Feb 2019) - click here to view
This research utilises a rapid systematic review methodology to screen hundreds of papers on PGR mental health in order to identify commonalities and provide recommendations for institutions moving forward as a result.
Developing Research Culture and Community: Courage Project PGR Placement Reports
Andrea James Building Community and Research Culture in HUM (2019) - click here to view
This research explores the importance of dedicated, allocated, shared space in building community and research culture for PGR students by interviewing several groups of PGRs in the HUM school at UEA.
Marton Olbei Developing Research Community Culture: A NBI PIPs Placement Report (2019) - Click here to view
This report shares the results of a survey mapping attitudes towards research culture and community at NBI (Norwich Bioscience Institutes) and launching an event series to build communities through mutual skill sharing.
Jennifer Coe Developing Research Culture and Community at the University of Suffolk for PGRs (2019) - Click here to view
This report shares the wide range of work Jennifer conducted during her Courage Project placement from Jan 2019 - Jan 2020. This work centred around building a community for PGRs at UoS.
Milena Contreras & Vaisakh Puthusseryppady Developing Research Culture and Community Through Bitesize PhD Report (Factulty of Medicine and Health) (2020) - Click here to view
Milena and Vaisakh wrote this report to share the ongoing work to develop research communities through a lunchtime seminar series, by PGRs and for PGRs, Bitesize PhD. The report includes valuable feedback from PGRs who have attended and presented.
Laura Haag FMH Placement Report on PGR Mentorship Programme, #IamRemarkable Workshop and PGR Breakfast Meetup (2020) - Click here to view
Laura's Courage placement included trialing ways to improve research community throug the PGR Breakfast Meetup, giving a workshop to improve confidence and empower (#IamRemarkable) and researching the possibility of a PGR mentorship programme.
Natasha Senior Research Culture and Community in the Sciences (2020) - Click here to view
Natasha completed 11 1-2-1 interviews with PGRs from SCI faculty to understand issues around research culture, community and ethics. The findings were used to create fictional and annonymous monologues of the reality of PGR experiences. The monologues are presented in this report.
James Craske Building Community and Research Culture for Postgraduate Researchers in SSF (Social Science Faculty) - Click here to view
James completed a workshop to understand Research Culture for PGRs and three Publication Development Sessions involving both staff and PGRs to share their experiences, successes and failures of publishing.
Understanding PGR Resilience and Opinions of Resilience Training
Linda Horsnell Understanding Resilience and Resilience Training for PGRs (2019) - Click here to view
Linda conducted 18 1-2-1 interviews with PGRs to (1) understand resilience amongst PGRs and (2) to understand PGR views and opinions of training to support managing stressful circumstances (resilience training).