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Balancing Research and Life
Course Description:

Chances are that you are pretty busy. Firstly, there's your research. Then you might teach or tutor or run demonstrations. And then there’s your personal life. It can be very hard to balance all the demands. This workshop will describe the most useful strategies that thousands of researchers have found helpful in balancing the many demands on their time.

This session will cover:

  • how to be effective with your time
  • specific strategies for coping with email and information overload
  • picking the right things to work on
  • dealing with distractions and interruptions
  • how to say NO gracefully
  • setting boundaries
  • looking after me


By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • identify your priorities
  • deal with distractions and interruptions
  • say No effectively
  • set appropriate boundaries
Intended Audience:
All Researchers (Staff and Students)
Target Audience: UCL Research Staff and PG Research students only
24/04/2023 - 24/04/2023  (Enrol between 06/03/2023 and 17/04/2023) Enrol

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