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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, [...]

New Seminar Series: Demonstrating Research Impact

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Demonstrating Research Impact: University Graduate College Lunchtime Sessions The assessment of research impact is a new feature in the Research Excellence framework. Unlike previous years, the REF provides significant additional recognition where high quality research has contributed to the economy, society, public policy, culture, the environment, international development or quality of life. The University Graduate [...]

Cardiff PhD Students Successful in AHRC Student-Led Awards Competition

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Congratulations to Samuel Sequeira and Sara Sylvester, two of our PhD students, who were both successful in their respective applications to the Arts & Humanities Research Council for Student-Led Collaborative Skills Development Awards. Samuel Sequeira from ENCAP was awarded £2,920 for ‘Engaging with Diversity: Developing Skills in Public Engagement and Research Impact’. He received funding [...]

Open Access Publishing and Managing Research Data – Briefing Sessions

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

For All Research Staff and Students: Given recent changes in the publishing environment, with a dramatic and rapid shift to Open Access publishing, plus growing requirements to make source data accessible too,  briefing sessions have been arranged in the New Year. They will take place on: 8 January (Cathays, Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre) 11 January [...]