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Public Engagement Symposium – Thursday 6 June

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

2013 Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory Summer Symposium: “Engaged” Promoting Collaborative Skills Development by Engaging Local Communities. An Interdisciplinary Symposium in Collaboration with the Fulbright Commission and Butetown History & Arts Centre. Thursday 6 June 2013 9.00 a.m. – 4.45 p.m. Butetown History & Arts Centre www.bhac.org The Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory [...]

‘Buildings, towns, cities and people’ Interdisciplinary Forum – Friday 14 June

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Buildings, towns, cities and people: a forum for interdisciplinary connections in postgraduate research Friday, 14 June 2013 9.00am – 5.30pm Glamorgan Building, Committee Rooms 1 & 2 This interdisciplinary event brings together postgraduate researchers with an interest in topics related to buildings, towns, cities and their inhabitants. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the [...]

PhD Comics Event – Review

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The University Graduate College welcomed Jorge Cham, Times Higher columnist and the man behind the hugely popular PhD Comics, to Cardiff on 17 April. Over 400 students and members of staff from across the University packed into the Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre to listen to Jorge discuss his experiences of bringing humour into the lives [...]

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT SHOWCASE, 25 April – Exciting new Programme Announced!

Friday, April 19, 2013

              Thursday 25 April 2013, 13.00 -16:00 Main Building Postgraduate Researchers play an important part in the University’s public engagement. Whether as part of big events that draw in hundreds of schoolchildren, small group sessions, or individual ventures, students are often at the heart of these activities. This exciting [...]

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.

NEW SUPPORT SCHEME for PGRs Who Teach

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, [...]

CALL FOR PAPERS for Critical Ideologies Student Conference – Friday 24 May

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Friday 24 May 2013 Venue tbc ‘Once Nature becomes environmentalized, its workings are submitted to the competing environmentality designs of various ecocritics’ – Timothy W. Luke This conference seeks to shed new light on how researchers across disciplines in the humanities and social sciences conceive the interface between human behaviour and the natural environment not [...]

Public Engagement: A Student Showcase – Thursday 25 April

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

                Thursday 25 April 2013, 13.00 -16:00 Main Building Postgraduate Researchers play an important part in the University’s public engagement. Whether as part of big events that draw in hundreds of schoolchildren, small group sessions, or individual ventures, students are often at the heart of these activities. This [...]

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 [...]