Research Skills: Self-reflection
Self-reflection - skills required of excellent PhD or doctoral students
Cloud created by:
12 November 2010
An excellent researcher at doctoral or PhD level:
- Makes time to reflect on practice and experience.
- Develops strengths and improves on weak areas.
- Seeks personal feedback.
- Learns from mistakes.
Looking ahead, a doctoral student can aim to become an excellent early-career researcher who:
- Has heightened awareness of own strengths and weaknesses.
- Strives for excellence, seeks and takes personal feedback on performance and acts on it.
Note: These skills are identified in the UK Researcher Development Framework – where they appear as B1.5 Personal qualities: self-reflection