Researcher Development Events in July

The Doctoral School is pleased to offer two sessions utilising the Vitae Researcher Development Framework (RDF) Planner. The first event on Friday 13 July (10.00 - 11.00 am 12.2.19 Charles Street)  is a classroom session designed to introduce researchers to the importance of Professional Development Planning and how to undertake a Development Needs Analysis using the … Continue reading Researcher Development Events in July

SBS PhD Scholarship Student on Radio 4

A first year SBS PhD Scholarship student, Fides Matzdorf, was interviewed by BBC Radio 4 in February 2018.  The programme examined 'Leadership and Followership' and Fides was quoted on Followership.  The programme is called "The Followership Game" and is still available on iPlayer and online at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09xjw3y. The accompanying web page is here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/1KRMmtPQynWPml11dCtw8hc/what-does-leadership-look-like-in-the-modern-age.

Sheffield Institute of Arts Creative Spark Exhibition – ADRC Doctoral Student Poster Presentation

You are invited to attend: Title, formatted in sentence case (Not Title Case and NOT ALL CAPS), hints at an interesting issue and/or methodology, doesn’t spill onto a third line (ideally) and isn’t hot pink. A presentation of academic posters made by ADRC doctoral students as part of the Sheffield Institute of Arts Creative Spark exhibition. … Continue reading Sheffield Institute of Arts Creative Spark Exhibition – ADRC Doctoral Student Poster Presentation

The Second Annual Sheffield Institute of Policy Studies PhD Student Poster Event

Following the success of last year's Sheffield Institute of Policy Studies (SIPS) PhD Student Poster Event, this opportunity for doctoral students to showcase their research has not only become an annual fixture in the SIPS calendar, it has also been extended across the Faculty of Development and Society at Sheffield Hallam University and showcased the … Continue reading The Second Annual Sheffield Institute of Policy Studies PhD Student Poster Event

Researcher Development Events for June and July

        As we head towards the summer months of June and July, we're pleased to bring you information about events coming up from the Doctoral School and Sheffield Hallam Researcher Development (SHaRD) Programme. Events for June Events for July The inaugural Creating Knowledge Conference will take place on Monday 18 June - but … Continue reading Researcher Development Events for June and July

Creating Knowledge Conference – Abstract Deadline Extended

Sent on behalf of Professor Roger Eccleston, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Global Engagement  Abstract deadline extended The inaugural University Creating Knowledge Conference will take place on Monday 18 June at Pennine Lecture Theatre, City Campus. The Conference has already received an impressive number of registrations and abstracts.  However, in the tradition of most research conferences, we have … Continue reading Creating Knowledge Conference – Abstract Deadline Extended

Inspirational Teaching, Outstanding Student Support and Inspirational Research Supervisor Awards 2018

All universities exist, more than anything else, for their students.  The hard work of a university is the consistent effort, day-in, day-out to secure student success through exceptional teaching and student support.   Sheffield Hallam has understood this for some time, and the teaching, student support and research supervision awards have now run successfully for eight … Continue reading Inspirational Teaching, Outstanding Student Support and Inspirational Research Supervisor Awards 2018

A free online career management course for Doctoral students and research staff

We have been advised that the University of Edinburgh has announced the second run of its online course for research students and research staff has opened for bookings.  Called Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers it aims to support researchers to explore their career options and make career plans.  More than 1000 research students and research … Continue reading A free online career management course for Doctoral students and research staff

Application of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to Research

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect from 25 May 2018.  Helen Williamson the University Data Protection Officer and Prof Ann Macaskill the Head of Research Ethics have worked on documentation to explain the application of this regulation to research.  Attached is guidance for researchers in relation to the Act and research … Continue reading Application of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to Research

Nature Research – Webcasts – Wednesday 30 May at 1000 and 1700

  If you are a science communicator or a PhD student/postdoctoral researcher studying the life, physical, applied or social sciences, you might be interested in an editorial and publishing career at Nature Research. Join us to find out more about Nature Research, our roles including Editors and Reporters contributing to our Magazine’s content, and Editors … Continue reading Nature Research – Webcasts – Wednesday 30 May at 1000 and 1700