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Impact Lecture! – Tuesday 23 April

Thursday, March 28, 2013

‘Transistors, Mini Skirts and Global Warming’ – Research with Impact and Its Commercialisation Tuesday 23rd April, 3.30 pm, venue tbc. The issue of Impact is rising steadily in the consciousness of Researchers, PIs and University Management. The UK has become the World Leader in ‘Impact studies’ (there are over 270 listed on the RCUK web-site), [...]

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 [...]

Cardiff Postgrad Wins Scientific Award

Friday, March 22, 2013

A Cardiff postgraduate student has been awarded first prize for the best scientific presentation at a national MRI conference. Jess Steventon, a PhD student in the Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) fought off stiff competition at the annual postgraduate conference of the British Chapter of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine [...]

WANTED: Musicians and Poets for Alternative Modernisms Conference

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

The Alternative Modernisms Conference taking place in the University from Wednesday 15 May to Saturday 18 May is an international event that will bring over 220 delegates to the city from around the world. The conference is being hosted by the School of English, Communication and Philosophy. The School would like to present an evening [...]

PhD Comics Event – Only one week left for priority booking!

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

We are pleased to say our PhD Comics event is booking up phenomenally fast, with over 370 bookings already! From Monday 25 March, we will be accepting bookings from other Universities for the final few tickets. To avoid disappointment, be sure to book yours this week! PhD Comics: ‘The Power of Procrastination’ – A Talk [...]

Community Engagement Team – Small Grants Scheme

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Are you looking for project funding? The Community Engagement Team is pleased to offer a small grants scheme to help support public engagement projects. Awards of up to £500 are available to either develop or run a new engagement project or to bring a public engagement element to an existing project. The scheme is open [...]

EXCITING NEW EVENT! PhD Comics: A Talk by Jorge Cham

Monday, March 11, 2013

PhD Comics: ‘The Power of Procrastination’ – A Talk by Jorge Cham Wednesday 17 April, 4:30pm Julian Hodge Building Join Jorge Cham, the man behind the hugely popular PhD Comics, for a fun and informal talk about his experiences in bringing humour into the lives of stressed out PhDs! The talk will also examine the [...]

CALL FOR DELEGATES – Voice of Humanities Conference

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Voice of Humanities Student-led Conference Thursday 21 March 2013 Graduate Centre, Students’ Union, Cardiff University Keynote address: Dr Andrew Edgar School of English, Communication and Philosophy) ‘Postemotional Society and the Philosophy of Sport’ Registration is now open for delegates for the 8th and largest ever Voice of Humanities Conference.  The Voice of Humanities is a [...]

CALL FOR PAPERS: ‘Translations’ Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Translations: Exchange of Ideas An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference June 27 – 28 2013 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Dr Eileen Brennan (St Patrick’s College Drumcondra) Dr Elizabeth Wren-Owens (Cardiff University) Considering translation as both a linguistic and ontological phenomenon, this conference centres on the exchange of ideas across the humanities and social sciences. We are looking for doctoral students [...]

University Graduate College Newsletter – March to May 2013

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

The University Graduate College is pleased to share with you the latest issue of the University Graduate College Newsletter, which provides an overview of our recent work. Click the links below to view in PDF format. We hope you enjoy this new issue.  If you have any feedback, comments or suggestions, please contact our Communications [...]