News and Events for the PGR Community – week ending 18 December 2020

This is the last weekly update before Christmas, and just as a quick reminder, the University will close on Wednesday 23 December and will reopen on Monday 4 January 2021.  You can find further information about support available during this time on https://www.shu.ac.uk/keeping-safe-on-campus/student-support Adsetts Library and Collegiate Library will be open 24/7 throughout the Christmas … Continue reading News and Events for the PGR Community – week ending 18 December 2020

News and Upcoming Events for the PGR Community – week ending 11 December 2020

Welcome to our weekly update highlighting news and upcoming events for the PGR community for the week ending 11 December 2020. In our email this week: SHU PGR Student Society – X-mas(h) Quiz - Saturday 19 December - 1830 – 2130 SIPS PG Research online showcase and poster competition – abstract submission opens 6 Jan … Continue reading News and Upcoming Events for the PGR Community – week ending 11 December 2020

The Journal of Imaginary Research – open for submissions!

The Journal of Imaginary Research is now accepting submissions of new short fictional pieces for its annual volume produced each November to celebrate Academic Writing Month.  A key aim of the journal/zine is to encourage academic colleagues to embrace writing simply for enjoyment, as an act of care, or as a reflective act.  It is also … Continue reading The Journal of Imaginary Research – open for submissions!

New Resources from the Library Research Support Team

The Library Research Support Team have recently produced video resources which cover the following topics: Finding and managing information searching, keeping records of searches Research data management principles of research data management and some practical guidance RefWorks an introduction to using RefWorks to manage sources Your finished thesis guidance on adding a completed research thesis to the university research … Continue reading New Resources from the Library Research Support Team

News and Upcoming Events for the PGR Community – 23 October 2020

Welcome to our weekly update highlighting news and upcoming events for the PGR community for the week ending 23 October 2020. In our email this week: Planning your Development as a New Researcher – Where to Start? Doctoral Supervisor Development Course – expressions of interest invited for November cohort Independent Chair/Examiner Workshop for Doctoral Supervisors … Continue reading News and Upcoming Events for the PGR Community – 23 October 2020

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