Research Skills: Enthusiasm
Enthusiasm - the skills required of excellent PhD or doctoral students
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12 November 2010
An excellent researcher at doctoral or PhD level:
- Maintains enthusiasm and motivation for own research.
Looking ahead, a doctoral student can aim to become an excellent early-career researcher who:
- Recognises the need for passion and pride in own work.
- Is highly motivated even when work is mundane.
Note: These skills are identified in the UK Researcher Development Framework – where they appear as B1.1 Personal qualities: enthusiasm