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Vitae reSEARCH Careers Event – 24 June

Monday, April 14, 2014

Vitae reSEARCH Careers: Ideas, Information, Inspiration for Researchers and Employers 24 June 2014, 11.00 – 16.00 Vitae SWW Hub Researchers’ Regional Employability event at the Conference Centre, University of the West of England. FREE for research students and research staff at Cardiff University. Subsidised transport will be provided direct to the venue – £5 per [...]

The Thesis Whisperer Comes to Cardiff! – 28 May

Monday, April 14, 2014

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Edupunk (Dr Inger Mewburn, Director of Research Training at the Australian National University & Editor of the Thesis Whisperer) Wednesday 28 May 2014, 4.30 – 7.00 pm Venue tbc In this lecture, Dr Inger Mewburn, better known as @thesiswhisperer, talks about why early career academics don’t have [...]

How to Win the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) – 28 May

Monday, April 14, 2014

How to Win the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) – with Dr Inger Mewburn Wednesday 28 May, 9.30 am – 12.30 pm 0.27 A/B Hadyn Ellis Building Having a concise ‘elevator pitch’ about your research and why it is important is useful when you are talking to people at conferences – and when your grandmother demands [...]

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition – Wednesday 4 June

Monday, April 14, 2014

Cardiff University Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition Wednesday 4 June 2014 Hadyn Ellis Building An 80,000 word thesis would take 9 hours to present. Your time limit: 3 minutes. Cardiff University is taking part in the national 3MT® competition in 2014, which is sponsored by Vitae. A £150 prize will be awarded and our winner [...]

CALL FOR DELEGATES for Spotlight on Social Sciences Conference – 15 April

Friday, March 28, 2014

Spotlight on Social Sciences Tuesday 15 April 2014 CALL FOR DELEGATES Postgraduate researchers are invited to attend the 7th annual “Spotlight on Social Sciences” conference, showcasing current research in the social and economic sciences. This is a conference for postgraduate researchers, developed by postgraduate researchers. It therefore offers excellent experience of being in a supportive [...]

Professor Hywel Thomas talk on ‘Fracking’ – 27 March

Friday, March 21, 2014

‘Our Physical World’ Postgraduate Research Event Thursday 27th March 2014, 2.30 – 5 pm Hadyn Ellis Building, Maindy Road We are pleased to present this new event, featuring a poster competition for PSE postgraduate researchers. The event also offers the chance to network and hear from the following special guest speakers: Professor Hywel Thomas, Pro [...]

Have Your Say (and a FREE LUNCH)! Feedback on Web Content for PGRs needed – March 27

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The University’s web team are currently working on plans to create an incredibly useful research student website that will make it easy to find research information and services across the University. To support this, we are running a 2 hour workshop with PGR students to help inform what information and features are a priority for [...]

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 [...]

CALL FOR DELEGATES for ‘Our Physical World’ Postgraduate Research Event – 27 March

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

‘Our Physical World’ Postgraduate Research Event Thursday 27th March 2014, 2.30 – 5 pm Hadyn Ellis Building, Maindy Road We are pleased to present this new event, featuring a poster competition for PSE postgraduate researchers. The event also offers the chance to network and hear from the following special guest speakers: Professor Hywel Thomas, Pro [...]

Mock Viva (Humanities and Social Sciences) – 20 May

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Mock Viva (Humanities and Social Sciences) Tuesday 20 May, 17:00 -19:00 Hadyn Ellis Building Lecture Theatre 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 will take on the roles of Chairman of Examiners, Internal Examiner, External Examiner, PhD [...]