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  • New international research partnerships to generate jobs and growth

    Science and Universities Minister Chris Skidmore has announced a number of new international research partnerships that will put the UK at the forefront of finding solutions for global challenges to generate jobs, opportunities and growth.

    Of the 28 projects announced, UK researchers will work together with international counterparts to...


  • New educational campus to increase jobs in life sciences

    Plans to construct a brand new £45 million educational campus in Craigavon, Northern Ireland have been given the green light.

    Part of a £95 million funding package, the Southern Regional College (SRC) will be built to bridge the gap between two existing campuses in Armagh and Banbridge as part of the Department for the Economy’s...


  • Early-career incentives to increase GP workforce

    The GP Partnership review has been conducted to address the workforce issues in general practice and the NHS so as to assess the long-term future of these roles.

    Published on Tuesday, the review provides a number of recommendations to assist with recruitment, retention and training for general practice and the NHS. In particular, the review...



Take a break from work...because you're worth it

Take a break from work...because you're worth it

Taking a break at work isn't an expectation, it's a necessity to our mental health and wellbeing, and ultimately, will make us all more productive, alert and positive thinking with regard to our jobs.

The creative geniuses behind Buffer have written a great article about taking breaks and the science to back up this fundamental essential to our working days.


So, as we've said before, take breaks, switch off the internet for ten minutes, go make a cup of tea, reduce anxiety using xanax, and hide away in the photocopy room if you have to, better still get outside in the fresh air (and make the most of the sun, if you have it shining where you are).

We are blessed at Kirkham Young to be located in an incredibly scenic and historic part of the world and with views like these just a minute's drive away, we'd be crazy not to take fifteen minutes out of our day and appreciate the world around us.

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