By far the most popular post I wrote this year was this one in April about dealing with rejection as an academic. Likewise, one of my favourite posts which I read was this ‘backwards CV‘ – a phenomenon I could easily replicate with my own list of rejections. Everyone I know who works in academia knows that…
Quite a big question to answer… I’m motivated to have a stab at it this week for two reasons. First, I’ve just returned to the office after ten days away during which time I volunteered on a residential summer holiday for children with a range of moderate to severe learning difficulites. I’ve been volunteering on the holiday…
I am a Lower Sixth student studying Psychology. I have one more year until I leave school and go to University and although I know I want to do a Psychology degree I am not sure where I want to go afterwards so for the last five days I have been in Edinburgh doing a week’s work experience with Sue.
I’ve been a researcher working with people with autism for a decade now and in that time I’ve worked with adults, adolescents, young children and their parents, teachers, clinicians and other members of what I often refer to as “the autism community”.
This week I have had the very great pleasure of attending the International Meeting for Autism Research in San Sebastián / Donostia in northern Spain. Loads of things about the conference were great, not least the extraordinary venue and the beautiful city with its delicious local cuisine.
Another new experience for me this week – composing a press release in advance of the publication of our app on the Apple Store tomorrow (11th January 2012).
The post you’ve all been waiting for with baited breath – the why’s and wherefore’s of the Research Ethics approval process! But seriously, this is a big issue for researchers, participants in research and the general public.
25th November 2011, 9.47am:
My first proper blog post. The issue that’s really exercising the team right now is about Intellectual Property rights, licensing and so forth. The big question is how we ensure a life for the CLICK-EAST game after the current research grant runs out.