On September 29th we are holding a Methods Fair at MANDEC – the Manchester Dental Hospital. There will be a series of presentations throughout the day, some from Manchester academics and some from PhD students and researchers. There will be posters (with prizes), stalls and displays and an opportunity to ‘ask the experts’. There is also a (free) lunch and refreshments. You … [Read more...] about Methods @ Manchester Fair – Date for Your Diary
Volunteers needed for Library Focus Group The University Library would like your feedback on the whether or not the Library is meeting your training needs or if there is anything that researchers expect from the Library that we currently do not offer. You may have suggestions which we haven’t considered, so this is your opportunity to contribute. The Focus Group will … [Read more...] about Volunteers Needed for Focus Group
Writing Book Reviews - What's involved and why should you do it? Guest post written by Catherine Feely, PGR, School of Arts, Histories & Cultures - Catherine was Reviews Editor for the European Review of History (ERH) from 2006 to 2009. Why do book reviews? They are a chance to 'dip your toe' in the world of publishing with a relatively small amount of work compared … [Read more...] about Writing Book Reviews
For those of you in the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures there is a new SAGE Programme Blog (and Twitter feed) - please check the blog for regular updates and to receive the latest information re forthcoming courses, seminars, conferences and training programmes. Blog: http://sageprogramme.wordpress.com Twitter: www.twitter.com/SAGEProgramme … [Read more...] about New SAGE Blog!
Are you a Humanities PGR? Unsure about the range of career options available to you? Then look no further.... Where do Arts and Humanities PGRs go after their PhD? Vitae's "What Do Researchers Do" identified the first career destinations of Arts & Humanities (A&H) doctoral graduates in the UK. The results are very interesting and suggest that getting an early … [Read more...] about Pathways 2010 – What’s in it for Humanities PGRs?