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Leadership at Lunchtime: Developing Yourself and Your Leadership Skills – 3 March

Monday, February 24, 2014

Leadership at Lunchtime: Developing Yourself and Your Leadership Skills (Facilitated by Professor Paola Borri, Cardiff School of Biosciences) Monday 3 March, 13:00 – 14:00 Hadyn Ellis Building This programme of lunchtime talks considers aspects of leadership in the context of research or academia in general. Each session will involve a short talk from someone in [...]

Academic Careers in the Humanities and Social Sciences – 13 March

Friday, February 21, 2014

Academic Careers in the Humanities and Social Sciences Thursday 13 March 2014, 13:45 – 17:00 (to be followed by a cheese and wine reception) The University Graduate College is hosting a new careers event on Academic Careers in the Humanities and Social Sciences on the afternoon of Thursday 13 March 2014. This event for postgraduate [...]

Careers in Focus: Insight into Social Housing – 27 March

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Careers in Focus: Insight into Social Housing Thursday 27 March, 12.30-13.30 Interested in working in the social housing sector?  Come along to a lunchtime talk by the Hafod Housing Association to learn more about social housing, what it is and how it works, and the role of research within it. Mr Richard McQuillan (Business Development [...]

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 11 FEBRUARY – Call For Papers: Voice of Humanities Conference

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Voice of Humanities Thursday 20 March 2014 A Conference and Poster Competition for Postgraduate Researchers at Cardiff University and Neighbouring Institutions Now in its ninth year, Voice of Humanities is a popular interdisciplinary conference for postgraduate research students in the Humanities at Cardiff University and neighbouring institutions. The aim is to provide Humanities-based MPhil and [...]

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS for ‘Removing the Divide’ Conference – Deadline 28 March

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS for Postgraduate Research Conference: ‘Removing the Divide: Respecting and Understanding Cultures’ – 20 June 2014 Keynote Speakers: Professor Iain Borden ( Vice-Dean of Communication, Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, UCL and Professor of Architecture and Urban Culture, Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL) Her Excellency Mrs. Aloun  Ndombet-Assamba (Jamaican High Commissioner to [...]

Postdoctoral Research Positions and Fellowships Event – 21 February

Friday, January 24, 2014

Postdoctoral Research Positions and Fellowships (All Disciplines) Friday 21 February, 09.30 – 12.30, Hadyn Ellis Building This event will explain the difference between a postdoctoral research position and a postdoctoral fellowship and how both of these fit into an academic career. Information will be provided on what sorts of fellowships are available within the UK [...]

NEW WORKSHOP: Imposter Syndrome – 3 February

Monday, January 20, 2014

Imposter Syndrome Monday 3 February, 11:15am – 12:45pm Hadyn Ellis Building Lecture Theatre How can it be that so many clever, competent and capable people can feel that they are just one step away from being exposed as a complete fraud? Despite evidence that they are performing well they can still have that lurking fear [...]

NEW WORKSHOP: Turbocharge Your Writing! – 3 February

Monday, January 20, 2014

Turbocharge Your Writing Monday 3 February, 1:30pm – 4:30pm Hadyn Ellis Building Lecture Theatre Would you like to know the secret to high output, low stress scholarly writing? Research shows that there are very clear and practical strategies that can greatly increase your writing productivity. Join internationally renowned speaker Hugh Kearns for this workshop. You [...]

Fancy organising an interdisciplinary activity? Apply for funding now! Deadline 20 January

Thursday, January 9, 2014

The University Graduate College is pleased to announce the continuation of its popular scheme to support postgraduate research student led activities.  Awards of up to £1,000 are available to support activities to enhance the research environment. The activities will benefit researchers by providing the experience in applying for funding, project implementation and the opportunity to [...]

Just Write! Writing Club

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Do you find it hard to get into the habit of writing your PhD thesis? Perhaps you find writing a lonely experience? The University Graduate College’s Just Write! sessions can help.  How does it work? A room is booked in the Hadyn Ellis Building or Heath Park Graduate Centre, and free tea/coffee is available. You [...]