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CALL FOR DELEGATES for Speaking of Science Conference – 8 May

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Postgraduate researchers are invited to attend this year’s Speaking of Science conference, showcasing current research in the sciences. The annual Speaking of Science conference is a unique and very popular student led event for all postgraduate researchers in the physical, biomedical and life sciences at Cardiff University and neighbouring institutions. The conference provides a valuable [...]

Exploring Career Options Beyond Academia: Biomedical and Life Sciences – 11 April

Friday, March 14, 2014

Exploring Career Options Beyond Academia: Biomedical and Life Sciences Friday 11 April, 13:45 – 17:00 This event for postgraduate research students and research staff provides an opportunity to explore the range of career opportunities available within the biomedical and life sciences beyond academia. Speakers from a range of employers, both public and private sector, will [...]

Mock Viva (Sciences) – 17 March

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Mock Viva (Sciences) Monday 17 March, 17:00 – 19:00 Hadyn Ellis Building Lecture Theatre These entertaining events aim to de-mystify the PhD viva by providing an example of a ‘good viva’ and a ‘bad viva’. A team of staff takes on the roles of Chair, Internal Examiner, External Examiner and PhD candidate. The processes involved [...]

Careers in Focus Event: Opportunities in the NHS – 14 November

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Careers in Focus: Opportunities in the NHS Thursday 14 November, 13:45 – 17:00 (to be followed by a cheese and wine reception) This event for postgraduate research students and research staff in all disciplines aims to raise awareness of the sorts of non-medical careers in the NHS that may be of interest to those with [...]

Annual Life Sciences Postgraduate Research Day – 15 November

Friday, September 27, 2013

Annual Life Sciences Postgraduate Research Day 15 November, 09:00 – 17:00 School of Medicine, Heath Park We would like to invite all students to the 28th Annual Life Sciences Postgraduate Research Day. This conference is organised by postgraduates for postgraduates. It is a chance for all life sciences postgraduates, across several schools, to present their [...]

From MMR to Climategate: Are We All Scientific Experts Now? – Lecture on 9 October

Thursday, September 26, 2013

iDisc is pleased to announce that Professor Harry Collins will deliver the inaugural lecture in the iDisc Critical Thinking lecture series, on Wednesday 9 October. Professor Collins will address the question, ‘From MMR to Climategate: Are We All Scientific Experts Now?’. The lecture will discuss the relationship between news media and scientific controversy. Scientific controversies, [...]

EXTRA PLACES ADDED! Exploring Career Options Beyond Academia (Biological & Health Sciences) Friday 19 April

Thursday, April 18, 2013

We have added some extra places for tomorrow’s Exploring Career Options Beyond Academia (Biological & Health Sciences) event, which runs from 13.45 – 17.00 in the Main Building. To book a place, click here or call 029 2087 9408.

Mock PhD Viva (Sciences) – Tuesday 30 April

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Tuesday 30 April 2013, 16:00 -18:00 Birt Acres Lecture Theatre, Bute Building This entertaining event aims to de-mystify the PhD viva by providing an example of a ‘good viva’ and a ‘bad viva’. A team of staff from the sciences will take on the roles of Chairman of Examiners, Internal Examiner, External Examiner, PhD Candidate [...]

CAREERS EVENT! – Friday 19 April

Monday, March 25, 2013

Exploring Career Options Beyond Academia: Biological and Health Sciences Friday 19 April, 13:45 – 17:00 (to be followed by a cheese and wine reception) This event for postgraduate research students and research staff provides an opportunity to explore the range of career opportunities available within the biological and health sciences beyond academia. Speakers from a [...]

Call for Committee Members for Interdisciplinary Conference

Friday, February 15, 2013

Cardiff University postgraduate researchers across all Schools are invited to join a student committee to develop and deliver an interdisciplinary University forum on the built environment to be held in 2013. The working title for this event is ‘Interdisciplinary Conference on the Built Environment: Society, Sustainability, Environment and Economy’. Funding for this event has been [...]