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by strawbz
Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Experience prior to being accepted onto a RA position?
Replies: 2
Views: 3135

Re: Experience prior to being accepted onto a RA position?

I obtained an RA position after having 3+ years clinical experience working with the client group the project was investigating. Therefore, I would imagine your volunteering role would strengthen your position for working on a research project looking at people with Alzheimer's and related condition...
by strawbz
Wed Feb 10, 2016 3:18 pm
Forum: Interviews
Topic: What level interview was this?
Replies: 4
Views: 3148

What level interview was this?

Hi all, I just had an RA interview that would have involved me working on a project conducting systematic reviews. I found myself unable to answer a large number of questions, some were OK but some I just had no clue! I just wanted some feedback as to whether the questions were at undergraduate/mast...
by strawbz
Tue Oct 27, 2015 2:55 pm
Forum: Interviews
Topic: Query r.e safeguarding in prisons
Replies: 1
Views: 2975

Query r.e safeguarding in prisons

Hi all, this query is sort of relevant for this forum but not entirely but I hope you don't mind :D My friend is a teacher and teaches maths at a further education college and has been offered an interview for a job which would involve teaching maths at an adult prison to prisoners. She has to do a ...
by strawbz
Sat Oct 17, 2015 8:19 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Research assistant position help!
Replies: 6
Views: 5367

Re: Research assistant position help!

I am currently a research assistant working on a project that involves patient contact. My manager told me that one of the reasons I was successful (out of the 100-200 applicants) was because I had caring experience with this specific patient group; I had been a healthcare assistant for a couple of ...
by strawbz
Tue Jun 16, 2015 8:46 pm
Forum: Professional/Employment Issues
Topic: Reflective journal as a research assistant?
Replies: 3
Views: 3898

Reflective journal as a research assistant?

I would like to start a reflective journal because I do struggle to be reflective and I think it would be a useful skill to master. However, I am really struggling for content. I am a research assistant working on a project with vulnerable young people with mental health problems, however my data co...
by strawbz
Sat May 30, 2015 8:25 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Clinical Health Psychology
Replies: 3
Views: 2773

Clinical Health Psychology

Hi all, I am really interested in both clinical and health psychology. I was wondering how people specalise in becoming a clinical health psychologist? Is this something they can do throughout the three years training on a clinical doctorate (complete health related placements such as within chronic...