Happy New Year!

The Roman god Janus, often represented with two faces looking both forward and backwards.

Welcome to 2017!

The month of January is named after Janus, the Roman god of beginnings, endings, and transitions, and is often a time when we resolve to do things differently.  Are you considering any research-related resolutions for 2017?

If you are thinking of making research-related resolutions for 2017, it’s always worth taking the time to reflect first on where you have been.  What went really well in 2016?  What didn’t go so well?

This process can help you to understand where you have got to so far, increase your self-awareness and help you to make realistic plans for the future.

New Year’s Resolutions are often broken (have you broken any already?!) and while this is part of the fun for some resolutions (!!), it’s not what we’re aiming for in our research.

Wishing you a successful and productive 2017, whatever you have resolved to do!


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