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Are you a new student? Join our Starting Out Event – 15 July

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Are you a new PGR student? Our Starting Out induction event is an enjoyable opportunity to meet other research students and begin to develop those important personal and professional networks. It provides an introduction to research at Cardiff University, including rights and responsibilities, the facilities and services offered by the University Graduate College and presentations [...]

NEW WORKSHOPS! ‘R’ software for Data Analysis and Graphics – 12 June

Thursday, May 30, 2013

R for Data Analysis and Graphics Wednesday 12 June, 1pm Heath Park Campus Cochrane Building Health Library IT room 1.06 or Cardiff Business School room F44 at 4 p.m. ‘R’ Is free software for data analysis and graphics that works with Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. In these 1.5 hour sessions, interdisciplinary group members [...]

Open Access Publishing Workshop – Friday 24 May

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Open Access Publishing Workshop Friday 24 May, 10.30am – 12.30pm Bute Building, Room 1.50 This workshop is open to all authors, researchers, and research students who would like to know what they can expect from publishers with regards to Open Access, and what they can ask for. The workshop will be presented by Wilma Mossinck [...]

Sustainability Science Summer School! – Monday 24 to Friday 28 June

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

The Sustainability Science Summer School provides a unique and high quality research training forum for interdisciplinary doctoral and postdoctoral researchers in the field of sustainability science and place-making. It is is open to PhD students from ALL disciplines. This Summer School will give PhD students exposure to high quality research being conducted on sustainability from [...]

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.


Tuesday, April 9, 2013

In Spring 2012, the University Graduate College piloted a scheme to assist PGRs with gaining sufficient teaching experience in their applications for Associate Fellow Status recognition from the Higher Education Academy. Following the success of the pilot scheme, we are pleased to announce that a regular Support Scheme is now in place. For further information, [...]

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 [...]

NEWLY CONFIRMED: Podcasting Workshops

Friday, March 1, 2013

Podcasting: Practice and Applications Wednesday 13 March and Wednesday 20 March We are pleased to announce the dates for our upcoming Podcasting workshops. These workshops are a fun introduction to podcasting – its impact on the teaching and learning experience and its uses for communicating to a wider audience. These two half-day sessions will introduce [...]

Enterprise Workshops

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Vitae and the Entrepreneurial Institution are pleased to announce two new enterprise workshops on the 5th March in Bristol and on the 7th March in London. Wherever you are in your research career, whether you are applying for research funding, moving into a new career or starting your own business (commercial or social) this day [...]

Get Connected with our Social Media Workshop!

Friday, February 8, 2013

Connected Researcher: Networking and Collaborating with Social Media Do you want to discover how to build an effective and supportive online network? These two linked sessions will provide advice on this – the first session will provide an overview of social media tools, and highlight their potential to enable networking and collaboration for researchers, while [...]