Volunteers for Schools, Colleges and Community Outreach

The University's UK Student Recruitment team are looking to create a pool of volunteer doctoral students to support activities with schools and colleges across the region. This unpaid role will involve using your personal experience, subject knowledge and enthusiasm to help run activities with local school and college students, which may include: Delivering inspiring lectures on … Continue reading Volunteers for Schools, Colleges and Community Outreach

Inspirational Research Supervisor and Outstanding Student Support Awards

Your chance to nominate a member of staff for an Inspirational Research Supervisor Award or Outstanding Student Support Award Nominations are now open for this year's awards, which give postgraduate research students the opportunity to recognise and thank a member of staff at SHU who has made a positive difference to their experience. You can … Continue reading Inspirational Research Supervisor and Outstanding Student Support Awards

Postgraduate Research Students’ Society

By Kathy Davies Over the course of last semester, the Postgraduate Research Students’ Society built a community of PGR students from across a variety of disciplines and levels of study at SHU. We set up the society with the intention of bringing PGR students together for non-academic purposes, encourage networking, and to help students to … Continue reading Postgraduate Research Students’ Society

Vitae focus on work-life balance and well-being

Vitae's focus on work-life balance and well-being showcases some useful strategies for researchers, including tips on managing yourself, staying positive, overcoming common challenges, and work-life balance. Focus on work life balance and well-being Watch the recording of their Google Hangout on Tuesday 14 March to learn more about looking after your own mental health and … Continue reading Vitae focus on work-life balance and well-being

Awards for doctoral researchers in PSP

Congratulations to the first recipients of two new awards for doctoral researchers in the Department of Psychology, Sociology and Politics (PSP). The Shine Award for outstanding academic achievement during the PhD was presented to Sara Hughes for her two publications in Personality and Individual Differences during her PhD. The Best Developing Academic Award is a … Continue reading Awards for doctoral researchers in PSP

Prime Minister Award for SHU doctoral student

Congratulations to former Sheffield Hallam University student Dr Sandra Beale-Ellis, who has been awarded the Points of Light award by Prime Minster Theresa May for her voluntary work with autistic children. Dr Beale-Ellis studied for a doctorate in education (specialising in autism) at Sheffield Hallam, and received the prestigious award for her campaigning to encourage … Continue reading Prime Minister Award for SHU doctoral student

SHU doctoral researcher wins national literacy education award

Many congratulations to Chris Bailey from Education on winning the UK Literacy Association/Wiley Research in Literacy Education Award 2017. This prestigious award is given for the best article in the peer-reviewed journal Literacy. Chris won for his article:  'Free the sheep: improvised song and performance in and around a Minecraft community' (Vol 50, No.2)  More information here … Continue reading SHU doctoral researcher wins national literacy education award