Junk the Jargon Challenge Click the image to take a look now! PhD students and Post-Docs, the Junk the Jargon competition challenges you to present your research to a non-specialist audience. Can you make it clear, interesting and entertaining in just 3 minutes? Your chance to win £500! – see the website for more details: … [Read more...] about Junk the Jargon!
Archives for November 2010
"Racy Yankee Slang has long invaded our language" History PhD student, Bob Nicholson, writes in the Guardian's Comment is Free: http://tiny.cc/nevjo … [Read more...] about Guardian Article
Emotional Challenges of Writing - New Realities video In this clip, Carol Smart discusses why writing with data is not just technically, but also emotionally, difficult. (See also Carol's working paper on a similar topic - available from the same web page as the video.) http://www.manchester.ac.uk/realities/resources/videos/writing_challenges/ More video clips from … [Read more...] about The Emotional Challenges of Writing
FOR POSTGRADUATE RESEARCHERS & RESEARCH STAFF ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Have you ever used the Vitae website? Can you think of ways we can make it better? We are undertaking a usability review of the Vitae website and are looking for 4 postgraduate researchers and 4 … [Read more...] about Your chance to make a difference…
Which research method(s) should I use? Read on to find out the definitive answer! This is surely a common question for anybody starting out on a PhD, so when Emily invited me to contribute to this blog I thought it might be a useful topic to post on. I work for “Realities” which is part of the National Centre for Research Methods, based in Sociology here at Manchester, and our … [Read more...] about Which Research Method(s) Should I use?