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CALL FOR DELEGATES for Speaking of Science Conference – 8 May

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Postgraduate researchers are invited to attend this year’s Speaking of Science conference, showcasing current research in the sciences. The annual Speaking of Science conference is a unique and very popular student led event for all postgraduate researchers in the physical, biomedical and life sciences at Cardiff University and neighbouring institutions. The conference provides a valuable [...]

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS for Crisis Conference – 23 & 24 June

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Monday 23 & Tuesday 24 June 2014 An interdisciplinary conference for postgraduate researchers in the humanities and social sciences Aims of the Conference On the 23rd and 24th June 2014, Cardiff University’s Graduate College will be hosting an interdisciplinary conference exploring the theme of ‘crisis’. This term is generally defined as a time of ‘intense [...]

Vitae reSEARCH Careers Event – 24 June

Monday, April 14, 2014

Vitae reSEARCH Careers: Ideas, Information, Inspiration for Researchers and Employers 24 June 2014, 11.00 – 16.00 Vitae SWW Hub Researchers’ Regional Employability event at the Conference Centre, University of the West of England. FREE for research students and research staff at Cardiff University. Subsidised transport will be provided direct to the venue – £5 per [...]

The Thesis Whisperer Comes to Cardiff! – 28 May

Monday, April 14, 2014

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Edupunk (Dr Inger Mewburn, Director of Research Training at the Australian National University & Editor of the Thesis Whisperer) Wednesday 28 May 2014, 4.30 – 7.00 pm Venue tbc In this lecture, Dr Inger Mewburn, better known as @thesiswhisperer, talks about why early career academics don’t have [...]

How to Win the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) – 28 May

Monday, April 14, 2014

How to Win the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) – with Dr Inger Mewburn Wednesday 28 May, 9.30 am – 12.30 pm 0.27 A/B Hadyn Ellis Building Having a concise ‘elevator pitch’ about your research and why it is important is useful when you are talking to people at conferences – and when your grandmother demands [...]

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition – Wednesday 4 June

Monday, April 14, 2014

Cardiff University Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition Wednesday 4 June 2014 Hadyn Ellis Building An 80,000 word thesis would take 9 hours to present. Your time limit: 3 minutes. Cardiff University is taking part in the national 3MT® competition in 2014, which is sponsored by Vitae. A £150 prize will be awarded and our winner [...]

Is Your Booking Confirmation Missing? Office 365 Migration Issue

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Please note that the email migration from Lotus Notes to Office 365 may be causing the loss of some confirmation emails for workshop bookings. If you do not receive a confirmation email, you can check your booking by logging into the booking system and going to ‘My Sessions’. Please email ugc@cardiff.ac.uk if you have any [...]

CALL FOR DELEGATES for Spotlight on Social Sciences Conference – 15 April

Friday, March 28, 2014

Spotlight on Social Sciences Tuesday 15 April 2014 CALL FOR DELEGATES Postgraduate researchers are invited to attend the 7th annual “Spotlight on Social Sciences” conference, showcasing current research in the social and economic sciences. This is a conference for postgraduate researchers, developed by postgraduate researchers. It therefore offers excellent experience of being in a supportive [...]

Professor Hywel Thomas talk on ‘Fracking’ – 27 March

Friday, March 21, 2014

‘Our Physical World’ Postgraduate Research Event Thursday 27th March 2014, 2.30 – 5 pm Hadyn Ellis Building, Maindy Road We are pleased to present this new event, featuring a poster competition for PSE postgraduate researchers. The event also offers the chance to network and hear from the following special guest speakers: Professor Hywel Thomas, Pro [...]

Have Your Say (and a FREE LUNCH)! Feedback on Web Content for PGRs needed – March 27

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The University’s web team are currently working on plans to create an incredibly useful research student website that will make it easy to find research information and services across the University. To support this, we are running a 2 hour workshop with PGR students to help inform what information and features are a priority for [...]

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