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

HWB Doctoral Student Celebratory Booklet 2019

Prof Christine Le Maitre, Head of Research Degrees HWB has shared the second celebratory booklet to celebrate the successes and achievement of the HWB Doctoral students during 2019. We hope you enjoy reading about all the fantastic things the students get up to. Christine is sure we will agree that the Doctoral student community is … Continue reading HWB Doctoral Student Celebratory Booklet 2019

Reflections on the launch of the International Writing with Impact Network

Launch of the International Writing with Impact Network, March 2017 By Rachel Handforth This event held at the Sheffield Institute of Education, Sheffield Hallam University, on 10th March, marked the official launch of the international writing with impact development network for doctoral students and emerging researchers (I-WIN). The network was set up in October 2016 … Continue reading Reflections on the launch of the International Writing with Impact Network

Hosting a conference as a student: the nuts and bolts

By Herine Otieno On 6th of February, I (with the support of fellow commonwealth scholars in SHU and Sheffield University) hosted a conference whose focus was: ‘State of Research and Postgraduate Research training in Africa’. The conference was through a generous sponsorship by the SHU University, through the D& S Faculty. I must say, that … Continue reading Hosting a conference as a student: the nuts and bolts

The Challenges of Doing Feminist Research: Reflecting on the Feminist Research Methodologies Conference

This one day conference, hosted by the Sheffield Institute of Education, provided an opportunity for postgraduate researchers to share their experiences of doing feminist research, to generate discussions around feminist research across subject areas, and to build a national network of postgraduate students doing feminist research. It was organised by PhD student Rachel Handforth and … Continue reading The Challenges of Doing Feminist Research: Reflecting on the Feminist Research Methodologies Conference