How to apply for research funding: 10 tips for academics

19. August 2015 at 11:53

Article by Helen Lock, published in “The Guardian” on 10th May 2015, sponsored by Coventry University. Grant writing is time-consuming, tedious and the success rates are depressing. How can researchers make the process less stressful?   Winning funding for your research ideas is tough, and there is growing pressure in […]

Communication Tips – Directive Skills: What Makes a Good Question

13. August 2015 at 09:44

Communication tips by Nursing on the Move. Are you a professional or a pre-professional? Do you use a second or foreign language at work? Do you have a friend who speaks a foreign language at work or has a cultural background different from colleagues/customers? Improve your directive skills by trying the […]

Communication Tips – First Impressions

10. August 2015 at 14:00

Communication tips by Nursing on the Move. Are you a professional or a pre-professional? Do you use a second or foreign language at work? Do you have a friend who speaks a foreign language at work  or has a cultural background different from colleagues/customers? Improve your first impression by trying the following […]

Communication Tips – Directive Skills

28. Juli 2015 at 08:54

Communication tips by Nursing on the Move. Directive Skills Part 1: Asking questions Directive skills are powerful tools in medical interaction. They include asking questions, asking for clarifications, providing a rationale and signposting. Asking good questions provides evidence that you are a good listener. As with all types of communication, it […]

The Word Brain – fast language learning

23. Juli 2015 at 08:32

A short guide to fast language learning – by Bernd Sebastian Kamps. How long does it take to learn a new language? How many words do you need to learn? Are languages within the reach of everybody? Which teachers should we avoid? These are some of the questions you ask […]

Mastering Professional Interactions

24. Juni 2015 at 10:42

One-Day workshops in autumn 2015, London, Birmingham, Leeds, United Kingdom. You may not have realised, but a third of patients making a complaint or claim have been urged to do so by other doctors. When the care of a patient passes between doctors or when two doctors disagree over the […]

Communication Tips – Responding to Cues during Consultation

23. Juni 2015 at 10:17

Communication tips by Nursing on the Move. Are you a professional or a pre-professional? Do you use a second or foreign language at work? Do you have a friend who speaks a foreign language at work  or has a cultural background different from colleagues/customers? Boost your professional interactions by trying the […]

Communication Tips – Picking up Cues during Consultation

20. Mai 2015 at 16:01

Communication tips by Nursing on the Move. Are you a professional or a pre-professional?  Do you use a second or foreign language at work? Boost your professional interactions by trying the following tips. Cues are signals by one person that are picked up by another. During a medical consultation, they generally point […]

Communication Tips – Reflecting Feelings

29. April 2015 at 15:55

Communication tips by Nursing on the Move. Have you ever been in this situation? Not knowing how to comfort a patient in distress. Not remembering how to say or pronounce a word. Knowing the medical term, but not being able to explain it to a patient. Wanting to socialise with a […]

Communication Tips –Understandable Language

9. April 2015 at 12:29

Communication tips by Nursing on the Move. Are you a professional or a pre-professional? Do you use a second or foreign language at work? Do you have a friend who speaks a foreign language at work  or has a cultural background different from colleagues/customers? How you say things can be as […]