Updates from the Doctoral School

Since we established the Doctoral School in late 2014, one of our objectives has been to raise the profile of SHU’s doctoral activity.  Student successes in the national 3 Minute Thesis competition (James Reynolds, finalist; Shruti Mandhani, winner) and Supervisor success in the THE awards (Christine Le Maitre, commended finalist) have been particular highlights to … Continue reading Updates from the Doctoral School

News and Upcoming Events for the PGR Community – week ending 9 April 2021

Welcome to our weekly update highlighting news and upcoming events for the PGR community for the week ending Friday 9 April 2021. In our update this week: 3 Minute Thesis competition reminder | entry deadline 16 April 2021 Creating Knowledge Conference - call for contributions | deadline extended to 23 April 2021 PGR student reps … Continue reading News and Upcoming Events for the PGR Community – week ending 9 April 2021

Inside Academia – Article Series:  From the people, for the people 

Inside Academia are publishing a series of articles from members within the community, in which they describe the experiences they came up against, how it affected them physically, mentally and emotionally, and how they overcame such experiences.  They hope these articles will serve as a point of support, an outlet for expression and a learning … Continue reading Inside Academia – Article Series:  From the people, for the people 

News and upcoming events for the week ending Friday 12 March

Welcome to our weekly update highlighting news and upcoming events for the PGR community for the week ending Friday 12 March 2021. All the links can be found within the Doctoral School Friday email sent out via Blackboard.  In our update this week:  SHU PGR Mentoring - scheme Q&A | 19 March 2021 | 13:00-13:30 … Continue reading News and upcoming events for the week ending Friday 12 March

Opportunity for PhDs – HeppSY & AccessEd Research Based Curricula programme

We have been advised of an exciting opportunity to undertake meaningful paid work, translating your research into high-quality teaching resources for school students and helping school pupils from under-represented backgrounds to realise their academic potential. This is a programme collaboration between HeppSY and the AccessEd education charity.  The ‘Research-Based Curriculum’ (RBC) programme supports local pupil … Continue reading Opportunity for PhDs – HeppSY & AccessEd Research Based Curricula programme

Book Launch Event – Thursday 4 March

Book Launch Event  Harriet Tarlo - Cut Flowers There will be an online launch event on Thursday 4 March at 1900 to launch Harriet Tarlo’s sequence Cut Flowers.  Harriet will be reading with Karen Sandhu. This event is free and online via Zoom. You can sign up for the event here: https://www.guillemotpress.co.uk/events/4th-march-book-launch-harriet-tarlo-with-karen-sandhu Further information on the book can be … Continue reading Book Launch Event – Thursday 4 March

News and Upcoming Events for the PGR Community – week ending 12 February 2021

Welcome to our weekly update highlighting news and upcoming events for the PGR community for the week ending Friday 12 February 2021. In our update this week: Recognition of SHU PhD Student working on COVID Research 'Opening Doors' - Shruti Mandhani's blog following her 2019 Vitae 3MT® Success PGR Student Society – Upcoming Events Earthly … Continue reading News and Upcoming Events for the PGR Community – week ending 12 February 2021

News and Upcoming Events for the PGR Community – 8 January 2021

Welcome to our weekly update highlighting news and upcoming events for the PGR community for the week ending Friday 8 January 2021. Happy New Year to everyone.  Although 2021 has got off to a difficult start, there are reasons to be hopeful and we need to remember a key message of being kind to each … Continue reading News and Upcoming Events for the PGR Community – 8 January 2021

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!