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Nikki Newhouse: My experience of part-time working

While writing up her thesis, Postdoctoral Researcher Nikki Newhouse gives us an insight into her experience of working part-time, advising the use of career development resources and highlighting the importance of maintaining social relationships with colleagues.

Sara Shaw: My experience of part-time working

Reflecting on her experiences of working part-time with two small children, Associate Professor Sara Shaw advises garnering support from your team, working flexibly and being realistic about what can be achieved is key to making it work.

What makes an academic leader?

Kamal R. Mahtani, Deputy Director of the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, reflects on navigating the challenges of an academic career and unleashing potential leaders in their own right and in their own way.

Personal Development Reviews - could we do better?

Professor Trish Greenhalgh explores how we can make the most out of a PDR meeting through a series of entertaining top tips for appraisers and appraisees.

James' story - Working for a family-friendly department

Senior Research Fellow James Sheppard describes how the department has supported him to progress his career while achieving a positive work–life balance through shared parental leave.

We are still going for Gold

Following the EDU's Athena SWAN Awards announcement, where our department achieved a Silver renewal, Head of Department Professor Richard Hobbs reflects on our progress to date in creating a better workplace.