Wales DTP Blogs

Creative methods for the not so creative

Using creative methods in qualitative research is not a new practice. There is a huge amount of variability in what ‘creative methods’ entails. This can include asking participants to take photos (Croghan et al. 2008), draw (Bagnoli 2009), make timelines (Mazzetti and Blenkinsopp 2012) and even creating scenes using children’s sand-trays (Mannay et al. 2017).…

What’s this about?

“Unlike being a junior doctor, I won’t just drop you in the deep end and expect you to know exactly what you’re doing” – Adam Kay, This is Going to Hurt In my previous job I used to support people in Employment Tribunals, seeking closure on what were usually very stressful situations. I enjoyed advocating…

Stop! Imposter!

To attain “success” without attaining positive self-esteem is to be condemned to feeling like an imposter anxiously awaiting exposure. Nathaniel Branden An international public speaker, Hugh Kearns, came to the Uni at the start of my second year of the degree, and it was an extremely insightful two days of training. He gave practical advice…

Is UK Television facing a crisis in skills and training?

James delivers his presentation on skills and training in the UK television industry at the inaugural Welsh Postgraduate Research Conference. In our latest post, James Davies outlines the challenges of Labour Entry and Skill Formation facing the UK Television industry. The post is based on his prizewinning presentation delivered at the inaugural Welsh Postgraduate Research…