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The Best Thing Today is a podcast series by Aalto study, career and advanced study psychologists.
The Best Thing Today podcast
The Best Thing today. A podcast series by Aalto University psychologists

The Best Thing Today is a podcast series by Aalto study, career and advanced study psychologists. With their guests they discuss issues like remote working, social distancing, the effects of the Covid pandemic on studies, and much more. They also give advice for the everyday life in Aalto. The Best Thing Today is – naturally – in English, and the podcast’s counterpart in Finnish is called Paras hetki päivässä.

Maria Törnroos's Audio columns are based on her blog PhD Pathfinder.

Latest episodes

Remote Work: Are We Thriving or Barely Surviving? Part 1 of 2.

The topic of this episode is remote work – it’s been one year, are we thriving or barely surviving? The host, Maria Törnroos, is the psychologist for doctoral students at Aalto University, Helsinki. Her guest is Maija Taka, a postdoc & project manager in doctoral education project Majakka in the Water and Development research group at Aalto. In the first part of the two-episode podcast, they focus on defining the background and the problem itself.

Remote Work: Are We Thriving or Barely Surviving? Part 2 of 2.

The topic of this episode is remote work. In this second part of the two-part podcast, your host Maria Törnroos and Maija Taka discuss how to manage remote work and give some advice - low-hanging fruits to try! Maria Törnroos, is the psychologist for doctoral students at Aalto University, Espoo, Finland. Maija Taka is a postdoc & project manager in doctoral education project Majakka in the Water and Development research group at Aalto University.

Audio columns:

Maria Törnroos' audio column 1:How to help your brain survive virtual work. .

Audio column by Maria Törnroos, the psychologist for doctoral students at Aalto University, Espoo, Finland. Based on the blog PhD Pathfinder by Maria Tönroos.

Maria Törnroos's audio column 2 / Research highlight.Phases of doctoral studies.

Audio column by Maria Törnroos, the psychologist for doctoral students at Aalto University, Espoo, Finland. Based on the blog PhD Pathfinder by Maria Tönroos.

The Best Thing Today podcast

Remote Work: Are We Thriving or Barely Surviving? Part 2 of 2.

Low-hanging fruits to try: advice on how to manage remote work. In this second part of the two-part podcast, your host Maria Törnroos and Maija Taka discuss how to manage remote work and give some advice - low-hanging fruits to try! Maria Törnroos, is the psychologist for doctoral students at Aalto University, Espoo, Finland. Maija Taka is a postdoc & project manager in doctoral education project Majakka in the Water and Development research group at Aalto University.

The Best Thing Today podcast

Remote Work: Are We Thriving or Barely Surviving? Part 1 of 2

It’s been one year, are we thriving or barely surviving? The host, Maria Törnroos, is the psychologist for doctoral students at Aalto University, Espoo. Her guest is Maija Taka, a postdoc & project manager in doctoral education project Majakka in the Water and Development research group at Aalto. In the first part of the two-episode podcast, they focus on defining the background and the problem itself.

The Best Thing Today podcast

Phases of doctoral studies, Audio column 2 by Maria Törnroos

Audio column by Maria Törnroos, the psychologist for doctoral students at Aalto University, Espoo, Finland.

The Best Thing Today podcast

How to help your brain survive virtual work. Audio column 1 by Maria Törnroos.

Audio column by Maria Törnroos, the psychologist for doctoral students at Aalto University, Espoo, Finland.

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