Tried & tested

Have you attended a researcher development or skills training session recently? Developed a new study strategy, writing technique or learned about a new methodology to apply to your work? Share the knowledge by writing up about what works for you – or even why it doesn’t! The Tried & Tested space collects all wisdom about operations of postgraduate researcher life at Bristol.


‘Want to engage?’, by Thomas O’Shea-Wheller
Tips on how to get your work out there through public engagement channels.

‘PhD is the New Boss’, by Jane Nebe
Shared secrets from Hugh Kearns’ seminar on the 7 Secrets of Highly Successful Researchers.

Memorable moments at the 2016 ‘Life Beyond the PhD’ conference, by Abi’odun Oyewole
Insights from the annual interdisciplinary, knowledge-sharing and collaborative weekend for postgraduate researchers thinking about their next steps.

‘Organising a Research Symposium’ by Rachel Harris
Learn about a Neuroscience PGR’s experience organising the GW4 Early Career Neuroscientist day in 2015.

The Bristol PLUS Award’ by Awal Fuseini
One PGR student’s experience in applying for the Careers’s Service PLUS award.

‘Research without Borders: from the exhibitor’s stand’ by Heide Busse
One student’s experiences of our annual showcase event, held this year on 9 May with At-Bristol.