Registration and call for abstracts for Creating Knowledge Conference

The inaugural University Creating Knowledge Conference will take place on Monday 18 June at Pennine Lecture Theatre, City Campus.  It will provide an opportunity to present work associated with the three Creating Knowledge research and impact platforms: Healthy, Independent Lives; Thriving, Inclusive Communities, and Future Economies. There will also be ample opportunity to explore the … Continue reading Registration and call for abstracts for Creating Knowledge Conference

SHU Doctoral Researcher of the Year – deadline for expressions of interest is Monday 16 April

The SHU Doctoral Researcher of the Year competition is new for 2018 and recognises excellence in doctoral research. Successful nominees from each Faculty will be judged on their ability to communicate their doctoral research and its potential impact to a non-specialist audience at the Doctoral Showcase on 24 May 2018. The winner will be awarded … Continue reading SHU Doctoral Researcher of the Year – deadline for expressions of interest is Monday 16 April

SHU Doctoral Research Image Competition 2018 – deadline for entries extended to Monday 30 April

New for 2018, the SHU Doctoral Research Image competition is open to all doctoral researchers in any year of study.  We welcome attention-grabbing images to intrigue, inform or excite a lay/non-specialist research audience about your research.  Images may be arresting, beautiful, moving or even amusing but they must relate to your doctoral research project. Each … Continue reading SHU Doctoral Research Image Competition 2018 – deadline for entries extended to Monday 30 April

Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®) 2018

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a competition developed by the University of Queensland which challenges doctoral students to deliver a compelling spoken presentation on their research topic and its significance, in just three minutes. Sheffield Hallam will be holding its 2018 3MT® competition on Thursday 24 May as part of the SHU Doctoral Showcase. As … Continue reading Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®) 2018

Researcher Development Events for March

We have lots of events coming up in March from the Doctoral School and Sheffield Hallam Researcher Development (SHaRD) programme. March Events https://blogs.shu.ac.uk/doctoralschool/events/2018-03/ Including: Vitae RDF Planner - an introduction to Professional Development Planning and how to use the Vitae Researcher Development Framework Planner to support this. Library Research Support  - bitesize and practical sessions on … Continue reading Researcher Development Events for March

Vitae Event: Preparing Researchers for an Unknown Future

The speaker presentations from the event: 'Preparing Researchers for an Unknown Future: Cultures, Behaviours & Mindsets' are now available online to members (register and login with your shu email address). The successful event drew nearly 70 participants from around the UK and Europe and hosted some very rich discussions around the three themes of: Intersectoral … Continue reading Vitae Event: Preparing Researchers for an Unknown Future

Doctoral Training Alliance – elective training sessions open to all

Sheffield Hallam University is proud to be part of the University Alliance Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA), the largest multi-partner and only nationwide doctoral training initiative of its kind, designed in response to industry needs. We have doctoral students and supervisors in DTA programmes in Applied Biosciences for Health (launched in 2015), Energy (launched in 2016) and … Continue reading Doctoral Training Alliance – elective training sessions open to all

Vitae ‘focus on’ an inclusive research environment

Upcoming activities and resources devoted to the topic of equality and diversity in research can be found on the Vitae website: https://www.vitae.ac.uk/focus-on/current-focus-on-theme There are a host of useful resources and essential reading covering: Women in research Part-time/flexible working Supporting disabled researchers Preparing for your professional development conversations around equality and diversity Register with your shu email … Continue reading Vitae ‘focus on’ an inclusive research environment

Vitae Researcher Development Framework (RDF) Planner – training sessions

The Vitae Researcher Development Framework (RDF) is a professional development framework for researchers.  It describes the knowledge, behaviours and attributes of successful researchers and can be used by individual researchers at all stages of their career. At Sheffield Hallam University we have acquired licences for all doctoral researchers for an online system called the RDF … Continue reading Vitae Researcher Development Framework (RDF) Planner – training sessions