For years, content designer Alice Winters assumed she just wasn’t trying hard enough to get things done - then she found out she had ADHD. In this post, Alice shares her diagnosis story, how she harnesses her ADHD in her work and manages some of the challenges it brings.
In Mental Health Awareness Week, Defra Digital, data and technology project and programme manager Charlotte Bernthal opens up about the challenges of looking after her own mental health.
Technology Innovation Consultant Marcus Melton shares his thoughts on how emerging technologies are explored in Defra, and why it is important we continue to test innovative solutions across the department.
We are hiring for Senior User Researchers at Defra. In this post, Lead User Researcher Robin Hancock shares what the new roles will be like and how to apply. Part of our work is to help make farming more sustainable. …
With Defra recruiting Lead Content Designers, Jeni Street shares her experience of becoming Defra's first Lead Content Designer, how she spends her time and what she has learned so far in the role. A picture of Jeni on the top …
As Ramadan begins for Muslims around the world, Afshan Khan, a Resource Manager in our Architecture Data Information and Innovation team, shares her thoughts and reflections on what this important time in the Islamic calendar means to her.
Defra digital, data and technology Content Designer Laura Churchill shares her thoughts on some of the key things that her profession requires of those individuals thinking of making a career change.
Anne Kemp, a Business Support Officer within our Group Infrastructure Operations team, shares her experiences of being dyslexic in Defra.
Today, we celebrate World Water Day with an update on our Water Resources Licensing Service (WRLS) from Product Owner Mark Harvett and Principal Developer Tim Tamimi.
On International Day of Happiness, Interim Executive Assistant Imogen Moorhouse took a few moments to reflect on the things she does for a happy workday, including starting the day on a positive note.
On World Sleep Day, Capability Development Analyst Katey Melici shares her reflections on the difficulties she often experiences with sleeping, the negative impacts this can have, and how she mitigates these.