PGR Well-being in Research and Learning – Stress Reduction Techniques
This course for PhD students is designed to help with developing techniques for self-care around the research process and within the research process while self-isolating or under lockdown.
It focuses on developing resilience in research and includes the following:
- Mindfulness approaches to time-management
- Stress reducing approaches to the research process such as note-taking at early stage research and in other contexts
- Reducing anxiety that causes academic writer’s block
- Using the body as a way to reduce stress and facilitate enhanced creative thinking in research
- Gamification techniques to reduce stress in research using hand/eye coordination
- Approaches to enhancing sleep which is important for concentration and emotional balance
- Group sharing about stress
- Emotional self-care in the context of managing research responsibilities
- Mindfulness approaches to planning
- Mindfulness approaches to academic writing
- Research engagement-peer support in research practice-sharing
Upon completion of this course students will have an enhanced confidence in:
- Reducing anxiety around the research process
- Time management
- Building resilience
- Self-care around and within the research process
This event will be accessed via a Zoom link. Students who book onto this course will be sent a link before the event via email.
PLEASE NOTE: This training session will not be recorded. Dr Ryan’s sessions do book up very quickly and we apologise in advance to anyone unable to book on.