Vitae ‘focus on’ an inclusive research environment

Upcoming activities and resources devoted to the topic of equality and diversity in research can be found on the Vitae website: https://www.vitae.ac.uk/focus-on/current-focus-on-theme There are a host of useful resources and essential reading covering: Women in research Part-time/flexible working Supporting disabled researchers Preparing for your professional development conversations around equality and diversity Register with your shu email … Continue reading Vitae ‘focus on’ an inclusive research environment

Academic English for your PhD – Mondays 10.30 Semester 1

Academic English for your PhD is a module for students working independently on a research degree (e.g. PhD). The focus will be on practising and developing the language and rhetoric to explain and present your research in both written and spoken formats. Sessions run on Mondays @ 10.30 in Semester 1. UES timetable 1718 amended The University … Continue reading Academic English for your PhD – Mondays 10.30 Semester 1

Library Research Support sessions

The Library Research Support Team is running a series of 'Bite Size' and Practical sessions on a number of research related topics. You can find a full list on our Library Research Support Events page and on the Doctoral School Events Calendar, along with links to the booking page. Topics include: Finding sources Reference Management Research Data … Continue reading Library Research Support sessions

Welcome to our new Doctoral Researchers

A very warm welcome to all our new doctoral researchers. This blog aims to update you on doctoral community news and events, showcase the achievements of our doctoral researchers and provide information on wider development opportunities. If you have anything that you'd like us to post on this site, please get in touch. You can also … Continue reading Welcome to our new Doctoral Researchers

Doctoral Training Alliance

  Sheffield Hallam University is proud to be part of the University Alliance Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA), the largest multi-partner and only nationwide doctoral training initiative of its kind, designed in response to industry needs. We have doctoral students and supervisors in DTA programmes in Applied Biosciences for Health (launched in 2015), Energy (launched in 2016) … Continue reading Doctoral Training Alliance

SHU Three Minute Thesis (3MT) 2017 results

Caroline Claisse, of the Cultural, Communication and Computing Research Institute (C3RI) was named the winner of our 2017 Three Minute Thesis Competition. Fazila Husain and Mootaz Salman were commended by the judges. The standard of competition was extremely high, and all our finalists deserve congratulating on excellent performances. Caroline will now go on to represent SHU in … Continue reading SHU Three Minute Thesis (3MT) 2017 results

The Brilliant Club: A meaningful, well-paid teaching opportunity for PhD and Post-Doc researchers

The Brilliant Club is an award-winning charity that recruits, trains and pays doctoral and post-doctoral researchers to deliver programmes of university-style teaching to small tutorial groups of high-performing pupils in schools that serve disadvantaged communities. Over the course of the 2016-17 academic year, The Brilliant Club placed over 400 researchers in schools across the UK, … Continue reading The Brilliant Club: A meaningful, well-paid teaching opportunity for PhD and Post-Doc researchers

Teaching Skills for Doctoral Students

The Teaching Skills for Doctoral Students course prepares doctoral researchers for teaching and lecturing in higher education. The course consists of four sessions: Introduction to teaching in HE – Setting the scene; teaching at Sheffield Hallam University Session planning and ‘delivery’ – How to plan effective sessions Active learning – introduction and exploration of active learning approaches Personal approaches / theories … Continue reading Teaching Skills for Doctoral Students

Vitae Focus on: Planning ahead to manage your career

Sheffield Hallam University is an organisational member of Vitae*, the global leader in the professional development of researchers. The Vitae website [www.vitae.ac.uk] has a wealth of resources and advice tailored specifically to you as a researcher, whether your ambition is to stay within or move outside academia. Planning ahead to manage your career is the current Vitae … Continue reading Vitae Focus on: Planning ahead to manage your career