Hallam Guild: Pracademia Network launches on Advance HE Connect

Established Hallam Guild group, Hallam Pracademia has now launched the new Pracademia Network with Advance HE Connect, bringing together academics and practitioners to share best practice, create opportunities for professional development, and facilitate collaborations with partners. To find out more and to join the network please see the Advance HE Connect website or contact Jill Dickinson.  Advance…

Upcoming events: Free PebblePad research community webinars

You’re invited to join PebblePad  for a series of online summer workshops. These are designed to support you if you are starting/continuing your research journey. Pebblepad will have a number of experts in the field to lead you through the steps to publication including Dr Liz Austen, Professor Sally Brown, Dr Duncan Cross, Sue Beckingham,…

New event – Undergraduate Research Poster Showcase

The Hallam Guild UG Research Network are excited to announce their Undergraduate Poster Showcase event       Wednesday 18th March 2:00pm till 4:00pm City Campus: Cantor Atrium This year’s event will showcase the work of over 20 undergraduate researchers from across the university. Students have spent the last few weeks designing and building research posters based…

Call for Abstracts – Creating Knowledge Conference 2020

The third University Creating Knowledge Conference will take place on Tuesday 9 June 2020 at City Campus. Staff and doctoral students are invited to submit a 250-word abstract for a 5-minute oral presentation of their work associated with our Research and Impact platforms (Healthy, Independent Lives; Thriving, Inclusive Communities; and Future Economies). The deadline for submissions is 24 March 2020.

News: Microbiome research within Sheffield: SHU and TUOS collaboration

As part of a collaboration between: Centre for Behavioural Science and Applied Psychology (CeBSAP) Department of Psychology, Sociology and Politics – SHU Sheffield Institute of Translational Neuroscience (SiTRaN) – University of Sheffield we have developed a collaborative microbiome research partnership based on our ongoing work with PD patients and the microbiome at SHU and their specialism…

Upcoming Events: Early Career Researcher staff network lunchtime seminars

The Early Career Researcher (ECR) staff network is hosting a series of seminars throughout 2019-20 on a variety of topics. This is a great opportunity to meet other ECRs from across the University and to become more involved with the research community here. These lunchtime events will be held roughly every 6 weeks from 12-2pm to include informal networking before and after the main discussion.

Hallam Guild – Research Methods @SHU group activities

The Hallam Guild Group Research Methods @SHU has just launched monthly ‘Ideas Incubator’ sessions. These are informal lunchtime meetings for SHU staff members designed to support staff, particularly those who do not have extensive research experience in developing their research. The aim is to create a friendly space to share best practice and talk to other researchers from a…

News: November is Academic Writing Month

November is Academic Writing Month, an academic write-a-thon that happens every year and caters to the specific needs of academic writers. The Sheffield Hallam Doctoral School will be joining the University of Sheffield WriteFest (#AcWriFest18) initiative, by bringing together people from across the university to recognise and celebrate writing. During WriteFest the Doctoral School will…

Building reflexive practitioners: Engaging students with teaching of research methods

          Strand Student Outcomes Type Campfire Learning objective(s) Present the findings of a recently funded educational research project and receive some feedback from the teaching community Discuss action points to develop this further Teaching academic research methods to undergraduate students in an engaging and relevant manner can be a challenge even…