News and Upcoming Events for the PGR Community – 16 October 2020

Welcome to our weekly update highlighting news and upcoming events for the PGR community for the week ending 16 October 2020. In our edition this week: Extended Opening Hours for Bookable Workspace in Charles Street Research Ethics session for new SHU PGR students Planning your Development as a New Researcher – Where to Start Research … Continue reading News and Upcoming Events for the PGR Community – 16 October 2020

The Brilliant Club – PhD tutor opportunity – 2020-21

The Brilliant Club is 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. Why Become a Brilliant Club PhD Tutor? · Support local pupils from underrepresented backgrounds to access university · Get expert training and real experience … Continue reading The Brilliant Club – PhD tutor opportunity – 2020-21

News and Upcoming Events for the PGR Community – week ending 9 October 2020

Welcome to our weekly update highlighting news and upcoming events for the PGR community for the week ending 9 October 2020. This week it has been great to welcome our new PGR students at the Doctoral School October online Induction. In our email this week: 1.  Research Ethics & Researcher Development Framework sessions for new … Continue reading News and Upcoming Events for the PGR Community – week ending 9 October 2020

News and Upcoming Events for the PGR Community – 2 October 2020

Welcome to our weekly update highlighting news and upcoming events for the PGR community for the week ending 2 October 2020. Welcome also to the new academic year.  We look forward to meeting new doctoral starters in 2020/21 and continuing to connect with our existing doctoral students and research supervisors. 1.    October University-wide Induction for Doctoral Researchers … Continue reading News and Upcoming Events for the PGR Community – 2 October 2020

Webinars from the Library Research Support Team and Skills Centre

Library Research Support Team – Doctoral Skills Webinars 2020 You can find the most up to date information and booking links via the Skills Centre on https://libguides.shu.ac.uk/skillscentre/events/doctoral_skills   Doctoral Skills Webinar - Getting published  This is an introductory session covering important issues to consider when getting published. It is suitable for all doctoral students. o    Tuesday 13 October 1000-1100 … Continue reading Webinars from the Library Research Support Team and Skills Centre

News and upcoming events for the PGR community for the week ending 11 September

Welcome to our weekly update about news and upcoming events for the PGR community for week ending 11 September 2020. 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. … Continue reading News and upcoming events for the PGR community for the week ending 11 September

It’s time to (re-)join the Postgraduate Research Students’ Society

A message from Elin and Rose from the Postgraduate Research Students' Society https://www.hallamstudentsunion.com/organisation/prss/ During this weird time of social distancing it might feel especially isolating as postgrad research students, and that is what we in the postgrad society want to remedy. We are organising informal events where you can meet fellow MRes and PhD students and talk … Continue reading It’s time to (re-)join the Postgraduate Research Students’ Society

News and upcoming events for the PGR community for week ending 28 August 2020.

Welcome to our weekly update about news and upcoming events for the PGR community for week ending 28 August 2020. 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 … Continue reading News and upcoming events for the PGR community for week ending 28 August 2020.

Links for all our PGR students finding their way through challenging times

There is a wealth of support and information available online for PGR students making their way through these challenging times.  Our Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research & Innovation, Dr Lisa Mooney, has highlighted the following which may be of interest. Pandemics & PhD Patter – a great blog from Professor Pat Thomson that moves us from … Continue reading Links for all our PGR students finding their way through challenging times