***** For the Attention of 1st and 2nd Year PhD Students**** ‘Volunteer with Nightline! Greater Manchester Nightline is a confidential listening and information telephone service run by student volunteers. We are currently recruiting volunteers to take calls. It’s a great opportunity to gain strong communication skills and make new friends. It can count towards the … [Read more...] about 1st and 2nd year PGRs: Volunteer for Nightline! Info session Thurs 29 Sept 5-6pm
Archives for September 2016
Pint of Science 2017 needs YOU! Pint of Science is a 3 day festival, running across 6 pubs in the Manchester area with six different themes. Pint of Science is already fully established across both the UK and worldwide, including USA, Australia and France. Choices of themes this year include: · Our Society- e.g. Sociology, Public policy Law, History, Archaeology · Atoms to … [Read more...] about Calling all humanities-based PGRs: Pint of Science needs you!
Dear all, We are happy to invite you to the CMIST lunchtime seminars for the academic year 2016-2017. We will have five seminars in this term, please find the titles and locations attached. phd-seminars-poster-2016-17y-3 The seminars will be held on Wednesday (fortnightly) from 12pm to 1pm in HBS room 2.07, except October 26th in ALB boardroom – lunch will be … [Read more...] about CMIST Lunchtime seminar invitation 2016-17
How to become a published researcher: Your plan for success Vitae and Elsevier are pleased to present this free one-day interactive workshop co-facilitated by Elsevier and Vitae, in collaboration with the University of Manchester on 12 October at the Main Library, University of Manchester. The workshop is designed to introduce researchers to the essentials of publishing … [Read more...] about How to become a published researcher – Wed 12th Oct, 9am-4pm
Big Data Skills in the Social Sciences Boardroom, Arthur Lewis Building number 36 on the campus map 14th October 2016, 1200 - 1600 This October the Data, Skills and Training research group at the Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMIST) are organising a half day event on Big Data skills in the Social Sciences. In recent years new sources of data have become … [Read more...] about Big Data Skills in the Social Sciences, 14th Oct, 12-4pm