Productivity Ninja
Duration .5 days
Team Bristol Doctoral College
We can all be overwhelmed with the amount of information overload and potential distraction we face in our work. This workshop helps research students develop a personal, practical action plan for managing their workload and nurturing their wellbeing. Adopting the mind-set of the Productivity Ninja will help you feel more in control, make better progress, and reduce stress.

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the types of tasks that overwhelm us
  • Develop strategies for prioritising your workload
  • Employ techniques to rapidly process and store information
  • Recognise the importance of managing your concentration, energy and motivation

For / Special Requirements For postgraduate researchers at the start of their research degree.

Please note, by registering for this workshop you are agreeing to participate fully in the activities for the full duration of the workshop. 

Further information Related workshops

  • Seven Secrets of Highly Successful Researchers
  • Project Management for Researchers: Planning your PhD
  • Online Tutorials: Managing your research project

Cancellation notice: space for this session is limited. Please let us know as soon as possible if you are no longer able to attend so that your place can be allocated to another student. Your faculty may incur a charge of £50, to cover the cost of your place, should you fail to attend on the day or cancel any latter than 3 full working days before the course. You may also be restricted from future bookings.

If you are unable to attend the course due to unexpected emergencies (i.e., sickness, caring responsibilities, etc.) please notify us by email ( as soon as possible on the day of the course, if not before. 

Please note this training room does not have a hearing loop for hearing aid users. If you wish to attend this session please contact the Bristol Doctoral College.
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