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CALL FOR PAPERS: Spotlight on Social Sciences Conference – DEADLINE EXTENDED to 7 March

Friday, February 28, 2014

Spotlight on Social Sciences Tuesday 15 April 2014 A Conference and Poster Competition for Postgraduate Researchers at Cardiff University and Neighbouring Institutions Would you like the opportunity to present your research in an open, friendly and informal environment? Then look no further than the Spotlight on Social Sciences Conference. The conference is a student-led, interdisciplinary [...]

Mock Viva (Humanities and Social Sciences) – 20 May

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Mock Viva (Humanities and Social Sciences) Tuesday 20 May, 17:00 -19:00 Hadyn Ellis Building Lecture Theatre 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 will take on the roles of Chairman of Examiners, Internal Examiner, External Examiner, PhD [...]

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 [...]

Mock Viva (Sciences) – 17 March

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Mock Viva (Sciences) Monday 17 March, 17:00 – 19:00 Hadyn Ellis Building Lecture Theatre These entertaining events aim to de-mystify the PhD viva by providing an example of a ‘good viva’ and a ‘bad viva’. A team of staff takes on the roles of Chair, Internal Examiner, External Examiner and PhD candidate. The processes involved [...]

Speakeasy: Public Speaking for PhD Students – 14 March

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Speakeasy – Public Speaking for PhD Students Friday 14 March, 10.00 – 5.00pm Public speaking accounts for 70% of an academic’s output. Clear, effective and professional communication skills are therefore absolutely essential to any aspiring academic. While we receive endless training in research skills, we are given little instruction in how to communicate this research [...]

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 [...]