News and Upcoming Events for the PGR Community – 22 May 2020

Welcome to our weekly update about news and upcoming events for the PGR community. Don’t forget that if you have any requests for support or would like to see any specific sessions offered by the Doctoral School, please get in touch via doctoralschool@shu.ac.uk – we’d be pleased to hear from you. 1.         Save The Date(s):  Creating Knowledge … Continue reading News and Upcoming Events for the PGR Community – 22 May 2020

Remote Vivas – The Student Perspective

All of us have faced unexpected challenges in this period.  This particularly includes doctoral students close to their viva examination.  In these trying times it has been more important than ever to listen to the student experience and for others, ourselves included, to act on and take notice of what they have to say. Meet … Continue reading Remote Vivas – The Student Perspective

Remote Doctoral Vivas – Prof Doug Cleaver interview

March 2020 marked the start of lockdown in the UK due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.  In academia, lecturers have been working non-stop to create a new norm for students, moving their practices online and developing remote teaching tools.  Meanwhile, those in research, from doctoral students to established professors, have faced their own sets of … Continue reading Remote Doctoral Vivas – Prof Doug Cleaver interview

The Brilliant Club Scholars Programme – Sheffield Hallam University – PhD tutor opportunity – 2020-21

The Scholars Programme is run by The Brilliant Club, an award-winning university access charity.  They recruit and train doctoral and post-doctoral researchers to deliver programmes of university-style teaching to pupils in schools that serve under-represented communities. Sheffield Hallam University works in partnership with The Brilliant Club to offer you the opportunity to join The Brilliant … Continue reading The Brilliant Club Scholars Programme – Sheffield Hallam University – PhD tutor opportunity – 2020-21

The Journal of Imaginary Research – submissions for special issue, Summer 2020

The Journal of Imaginary Research is now accepting submissions of new short fictional pieces for a special issue, to be published in summer 2020.   A key aim of the journal/zine is to encourage colleagues to embrace writing simply for fun, as an act of care.  We also hope that reading and writing our imagined works, … Continue reading The Journal of Imaginary Research – submissions for special issue, Summer 2020

IMPACT 2020 Conference – Thursday 30 April 2020

IMPACT 2020 Postgraduate Research Conference Thursday 30 April 2020 ------------------------------------------------------ This year all doctoral researchers at SHU are welcome to submit abstracts and present papers for a conference being led by the new Culture & Creativity Research Institute.  We see presenting at IMPACT at least once in a PhD lifetime as a valuable part of training.  IMPACT … Continue reading IMPACT 2020 Conference – Thursday 30 April 2020