We are delighted to announce a one-day postgraduate conference on comparative employment and industrial relations, sponsored by Artsmethods@manchester and the NWDTC Interdisciplinary fund to be held at The University of Manchester on Friday, June 19, 2015. The conference will consists of three separate, consecutive panels of postgraduate researchers. It will be preceded by a … [Read more...] about Call for Papers NWDTC sponsored Quo Vadis Labor postgrad conference
Archives for March 2015
AN 80,000 WORD THESIS WOULD TAKE 9 HOURS TO PRESENT. THEIR TIME LIMIT… 3 MINUTES! The Three Minute Thesis ®(3MT) competition challenged PhD students to present a compelling spoken presentation of their research topic and its significance in just three minutes. From 61 applicants, 46 presenters and 12 finalists emerged 1 winner, Fiona Henderson. Fiona, a PhD student in the … [Read more...] about 3-Minute Thesis: We have a winner! Congrats to Fiona Henderson
This blog post gives some interesting personal insights into the experiences of being a parent who is doing a PhD. The author wished to remain anonymous, however feel free to add your comments on the bottom of the page. Can you relate to any of her experiences? I am first year PhD student at the University of Manchester. I am also the mother of a 12 month old little girl who … [Read more...] about Guest blog post: “A day like today”
Professor Diana Mitlin is presenting a masterclass for staff and doctoral researchers on Wednesday 1st April, 2.00pm-4.30pm, in Arthur Lewis Building G 0.35/36, entitled “Understanding social movement strategies: Contention, collaboration and subversion”. If you would like to book a place on this, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by 30 March. Further details … [Read more...] about nderstanding social movement strategies: Contention, collaboration and subversion 1 April, 2-4:30pm
In her latest blog post,Pat Thomson asks a question PhDs should consider. … [Read more...] about is the PhD a ‘journey’?