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

Doctoral Competitions within the Creating Knowledge Conference 2019

SHU Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) 2019 Shruti Mandhani of the Materials and Engineering Research Institute (MERI) was named the winner of our 2019 Three Minute Thesis Competition at the Creating Knowledge Conference on 17 June 2019.  Janet Ulman was commended by the judges. The standard of competition was extremely high, and all our finalists deserve … Continue reading Doctoral Competitions within the Creating Knowledge Conference 2019

SBS PhD Scholarship Student on Radio 4

A first year SBS PhD Scholarship student, Fides Matzdorf, was interviewed by BBC Radio 4 in February 2018.  The programme examined 'Leadership and Followership' and Fides was quoted on Followership.  The programme is called "The Followership Game" and is still available on iPlayer and online at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09xjw3y. The accompanying web page is here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/1KRMmtPQynWPml11dCtw8hc/what-does-leadership-look-like-in-the-modern-age.

Postgraduate Research Students’ Society

By Kathy Davies Over the course of last semester, the Postgraduate Research Students’ Society built a community of PGR students from across a variety of disciplines and levels of study at SHU. We set up the society with the intention of bringing PGR students together for non-academic purposes, encourage networking, and to help students to … Continue reading Postgraduate Research Students’ Society

Awards for doctoral researchers in PSP

Congratulations to the first recipients of two new awards for doctoral researchers in the Department of Psychology, Sociology and Politics (PSP). The Shine Award for outstanding academic achievement during the PhD was presented to Sara Hughes for her two publications in Personality and Individual Differences during her PhD. The Best Developing Academic Award is a … Continue reading Awards for doctoral researchers in PSP

Prime Minister Award for SHU doctoral student

Congratulations to former Sheffield Hallam University student Dr Sandra Beale-Ellis, who has been awarded the Points of Light award by Prime Minster Theresa May for her voluntary work with autistic children. Dr Beale-Ellis studied for a doctorate in education (specialising in autism) at Sheffield Hallam, and received the prestigious award for her campaigning to encourage … Continue reading Prime Minister Award for SHU doctoral student

SHU doctoral researcher wins national literacy education award

Many congratulations to Chris Bailey from Education on winning the UK Literacy Association/Wiley Research in Literacy Education Award 2017. This prestigious award is given for the best article in the peer-reviewed journal Literacy. Chris won for his article:  'Free the sheep: improvised song and performance in and around a Minecraft community' (Vol 50, No.2)  More information here … Continue reading SHU doctoral researcher wins national literacy education award

SIPS Launches Doctoral Student Poster Event

Doctoral researchers were awarded funding from the Doctoral School's Researcher Led Activities Fund to organise a poster event. Jill Dickinson and Michelle Newberry describe the successful event. 14 PhD students from across the Departments of Law & Criminology (DLC), Psychology, Sociology & Politics (PSP), Natural & Built Environment (NBE) and the Centre for Regional, Economic & Social … Continue reading SIPS Launches Doctoral Student Poster Event

Funding successes for BMRC researcher

BMRC doctoral researcher Mootaz Salman has had a number of successes in securing travel and conference grants, including the Guarantors of Brain Travel Award of £800, an award from the Company of Biologists Travel Fund (Society of Experimental Biology; £450) and the British Pharmacological Society Bain Memorial Bursary Fund support of £274. Additionally, he was … Continue reading Funding successes for BMRC researcher