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The busy researcher's guide to a successful 2018

Andrea Hayward | Dec 29, 2017 | 1,347 views

It's almost time for us all to welcome in the year 2018. As we approach the end of the year, most of us tend to reflect on the bygone year and mull over whether we've managed to accomplish all that we had set out to achieve.

As a researcher, you are forced to multitask constantly and deal with different aspects of your academic careers: conducting research, preparing your manuscript, submitting to journals, staying updated about all that is happening within your field, attending or presenting at conferences, amongst other things. All these could get muddled as you struggle to stay on top of all your priorities and have a personal life as well. The pressure to meet deadlines and attain the goals you have set for yourself can be one the biggest sources of stress unless you plan well.

If you are already thinking of what you want to do in 2018, why not approach with a plan! How can you make the most of the time you have?

We have come up with 18 quick tips to help busy researchers plan their way to being successful in 2018. This video touches upon all the activities and a mental approach which will be essential for you to realize your goals.


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