Preparing your Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Presentation

Ahead of the deadline for entries in April/May 2019, Dr David Broom will be facilitating a session on preparing for the 3MT competition. The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition challenges you to deliver a compelling spoken presentation on your research topic and its significance, in just three minutes.  As in previous years, there will be … Continue reading Preparing your Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Presentation

Researcher Development Events in December and January

The Doctoral School is pleased to bring you information about events coming up from the Doctoral School and the Sheffield Hallam Researcher Development (SHaRD) Programme. In December we have a session on the Insider Guide to the Doctoral Viva (6 December) and the Careers Service are continuing their series of events with the next session … Continue reading Researcher Development Events in December and January

AccessEd – Research-Based Curricula Programme Opportunity

Dear Postgraduate Researcher We are writing to let you know of an exciting new opportunity open exclusively to postgraduate researchers at Sheffield Hallam University. The Research-Based Curricula Programme aims to support student attainment and university progression in South Yorkshire schools by providing classroom resources about cutting-edge research at your university. The Programme is delivered by … Continue reading AccessEd – Research-Based Curricula Programme Opportunity

WriteFest 2018 launching 1st November

November is Academic Writing Month, an academic write-a-thon that happens every year, inspired by NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) but catering to the specific needs of academic writers. It's hosted by PhD2Published, as an online space where the global academic community can pledge their writing projects, record progress, and share thousands of writing tips via … Continue reading WriteFest 2018 launching 1st November

GoGlobal Fund – open for applications

The GoGlobal Fund encourages students to broaden their horizons and enhance their skills and future employability by undertaking an international activity while studying at Sheffield Hallam University.  The 2018/19 fund is now open for applications, and full details are available at https://www.shu.ac.uk/current-students/goglobal/go-global-fund Please note that specific guidance applies to doctoral students, details of which are … Continue reading GoGlobal Fund – open for applications

Professional Skills for Research Leadership – New Training Resource for PhD Students and Staff

As part of Sheffield Hallam University’s participation in the White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership, and in conjunction with the Sheffield Institute for Policy Studies, we are delighted to announce a new series of training seminars on a wide variety of topics intended to prepare PhD students and early career researchers to distinguish themselves in their … Continue reading Professional Skills for Research Leadership – New Training Resource for PhD Students and Staff

Researcher Development Events in July

The Doctoral School is pleased to offer two sessions utilising the Vitae Researcher Development Framework (RDF) Planner. The first event on Friday 13 July (10.00 - 11.00 am 12.2.19 Charles Street)  is a classroom session designed to introduce researchers to the importance of Professional Development Planning and how to undertake a Development Needs Analysis using the … Continue reading Researcher Development Events in July

A free online career management course for Doctoral students and research staff

We have been advised that the University of Edinburgh has announced the second run of its online course for research students and research staff has opened for bookings.  Called Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers it aims to support researchers to explore their career options and make career plans.  More than 1000 research students and research … Continue reading A free online career management course for Doctoral students and research staff