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04
2020

The workspace: how to optimize our office?

Ilaria Orsi, Caroline Betto-Colliard & Denis Billotte, CUSO

In past weeks, many of us have had to reorganise our domestic space and devote part of the living room, bedroom or kitchen to work. In our first blog post of this series, we mentioned the importance of delimiting areas intended for rest from those intended for productivity. What did we learn from this experience? What can we bring back to the office when we return to university?

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04
30
2020

Towards progressive deconfinement: what do we want to keep from this experience?

Ilaria Orsi, Caroline Betto-Colliard, Denis Billotte, CUSO

A new phase seems to be on the horizon: we are all going to have to reorganize our lives and our routine once again. Nothing is certain, except that we still have a good opportunity to exercise our thinking... And many of us may be able to pick up on some of the experiences we've had during this period.

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04
09
2020

Physical and Mental Well-being in Times of Pandemic and Thesis

Ilaria Orsi, Caroline Betto-Colliard, Denis Billotte

Containment is not new to doctoral students, as Mathilde Maillard and Mathieu Rouault note.  In particular, working on a thesis in the humanities and social sciences involves overwhelming but necessary phases of confinement, involving social isolation and lack of physical activity.

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