Remote Vivas – The Student Perspective

All of us have faced unexpected challenges in this period.  This particularly includes doctoral students close to their viva examination.  In these trying times it has been more important than ever to listen to the student experience and for others, ourselves included, to act on and take notice of what they have to say. Meet … Continue reading Remote Vivas – The Student Perspective

Remote Doctoral Vivas – Prof Doug Cleaver interview

March 2020 marked the start of lockdown in the UK due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.  In academia, lecturers have been working non-stop to create a new norm for students, moving their practices online and developing remote teaching tools.  Meanwhile, those in research, from doctoral students to established professors, have faced their own sets of … Continue reading Remote Doctoral Vivas – Prof Doug Cleaver interview

The Journal of Imaginary Research – submissions for special issue, Summer 2020

The Journal of Imaginary Research is now accepting submissions of new short fictional pieces for a special issue, to be published in summer 2020.   A key aim of the journal/zine is to encourage colleagues to embrace writing simply for fun, as an act of care.  We also hope that reading and writing our imagined works, … Continue reading The Journal of Imaginary Research – submissions for special issue, Summer 2020

Translate MedTech 2020 Training and Development Programme

Seven courses have been announced on the 2020 medtech innovation programme of learning, including a brand-new Business Case Planning and Pitching course where you can learn how to create a compelling business plan, and how to successfully pitch a commercial medtech opportunity to investors. The training programme is delivered through a flexible, pick and mix programme of introductory, stand-alone … Continue reading Translate MedTech 2020 Training and Development Programme

Career Management for Early Career Researchers MOOC

Explore different career options and understand what you want from a career Being an early career academic researcher, whether you’re a doctoral student or research staff, can be challenging: should you pursue further academic research? What skills will help you progress in an academic career? What other career options are open to you? On this course … Continue reading Career Management for Early Career Researchers MOOC

PGR Poster Competition and Research Showcase – Sheffield Institute for Policy Studies

The Sheffield Institute for Policy Studies is pleased to announce the fourth annual PGR Poster Competition and Research Showcase. Wednesday 22 April 2020 - 12.30 - 3.30 pm Cantor 9132 & 9135, City Campus All SHU postgraduate research students are invited to apply for a place at this free event.  This multi-disciplinary event allows students … Continue reading PGR Poster Competition and Research Showcase – Sheffield Institute for Policy Studies

Careers Essentials Events for PGR Students

Career Essentials – feed your career over your lunchbreak: Pressed for time?  Try our 50 minute, no frills, just the facts sessions on CVs – 22 October 2019 – 1200 – 1300 – Charles Street 12.2.10 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/career-essentials-for-pgrs-cvs-tickets-75848532001 Interviews – 29 October 2019 – 1200-1300 – Charles Street 12.2.10 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/career-essentials-for-pgrs-interviews-tickets-75861731481 Covering Letters – 5 November 2019 – … Continue reading Careers Essentials Events for PGR Students

Research Skills online training

All staff and students at Sheffield Hallam University have free access to online research skills training courses provided by epigeum. You need to register via https://courses.epigeum.com/ with your shu.ac.uk email address and apply token 1b54d4f6. Further instructions on how to register can be found on the SHaRD resources page along with a full list of available courses. Introduction … Continue reading Research Skills online training

The Brilliant Club Scholars Programme

The Scholars Programme – Sheffield Hallam University - PhD tutor opportunity – 2019-20 The Scholars Programme is run by The Brilliant Club, 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. Sheffield Hallam University works in partnership … Continue reading The Brilliant Club Scholars Programme