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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 [...]

Want the chance to be one of Radio 3’s resident New Generation Thinkers? – Deadline 6 February

Thursday, January 30, 2014

New Generation Thinkers of 2014 The AHRC and BBC Radio 3 are looking for applications for the New Generation Thinkers of 2014. Up to sixty successful applicants will have a chance to develop their programme-making ideas with experienced BBC producers at a series of dedicated workshops and, of these up to ten will become Radio [...]

Postdoctoral Research Positions and Fellowships Event – 21 February

Friday, January 24, 2014

Postdoctoral Research Positions and Fellowships (All Disciplines) Friday 21 February, 09.30 – 12.30, Hadyn Ellis Building This event will explain the difference between a postdoctoral research position and a postdoctoral fellowship and how both of these fit into an academic career. Information will be provided on what sorts of fellowships are available within the UK [...]

NEW WORKSHOP: Imposter Syndrome – 3 February

Monday, January 20, 2014

Imposter Syndrome Monday 3 February, 11:15am – 12:45pm Hadyn Ellis Building Lecture Theatre How can it be that so many clever, competent and capable people can feel that they are just one step away from being exposed as a complete fraud? Despite evidence that they are performing well they can still have that lurking fear [...]

NEW WORKSHOP: Turbocharge Your Writing! – 3 February

Monday, January 20, 2014

Turbocharge Your Writing Monday 3 February, 1:30pm – 4:30pm Hadyn Ellis Building Lecture Theatre Would you like to know the secret to high output, low stress scholarly writing? Research shows that there are very clear and practical strategies that can greatly increase your writing productivity. Join internationally renowned speaker Hugh Kearns for this workshop. You [...]

Need a place to study? Apply for Researcher Space now! – Deadline 27 January

Monday, January 13, 2014

Work Space for Doctoral Researchers in the Hadyn Ellis Building Here at the Hadyn Ellis Building, the University Graduate College has 40 desk spaces available for allocation to doctoral researchers. The purpose of this space is to help meet the demand for allocated desk space for research students at Cardiff University. It is also hoped [...]

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