It's existence been mentioned here more than just a few times, but a recent article in GRAD Britain Magazine (http://tiny.cc/f3cPz) has inspired me to write a blog post about the organisation that is...Vitae. Representing and championing the potential of PGRs and Research Staff all over the country, Vitae replaced UK Grad a few years ago now. The word Vitae, in this context … [Read more...] about The Short Guide to Vitae
INVITE TO ALL POSTGRADUATES ACROSS THE UNIVERSITY To celebrate the new issue of the STEPS postgraduate training newsletter, STEPS is holding a free afternoon tea party on Wednesday 24 March, 4:00-5:30pm With an introduction by Professor Jim Miles, Associate Dean (Graduate Education, EPS) the event includes: — free tea/coffee, homemade cake and biscuits! — a training … [Read more...] about Invitation to all PGRs
Have you ever considered attending a GRAD School? If not, then you should, and here's why: I tutored on the Manchester GRAD School last year and attended the excellent Vitae GRAD School tutor training a few weeks ago in Leeds - I'm totally sold on the benefits of attending a GRAD School and I thought i'd share some information about them here: What is a GRAD School? GRAD … [Read more...] about GRAD School – What’s in it for me?
Have you ever Googled yourself? Those of you who have ever Googled yourselves will know whether or not your name comes in at the top of Google searches. The key to creating an effective research profile is to get your name linked with the key terms/words associated with your research topic so that when somebody performs a search for that topic, your name comes up as somebody … [Read more...] about Social Media – Creating an Online Research Profile
Monday 22nd March 2010 12.30-4.00pm CEEBL, C24 Sackville Street Building Presented by Dr Alex Baratta, School of Education This presentation focuses on academic writing from a threefold perspective: the implications for students’ writing development in the US Freshman Composition class, which arguably approaches academic writing from a generic perspective, thus not … [Read more...] about Presentation – Writing in the Disciplines