The Manchester GradSchool: Crossing Borders We’ve been facilitating the Manchester GradSchool for over 12 years. This mix of creative problem solving, cross disciplinary work and employment focussed training is hands down our most popular training course. “Learning all about working with the different characters in my group was invaluable experience. I got practice working … [Read more...] about The Manchester Gradschool: FREE training to define and create solutions to real world challenges
YES will be taking place this autumn. There are themed workshops covering the full spectrum of academic disciplines, including the arts and humanities. YES is designed to develop business awareness and an understanding of entrepreneurship in UK postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers. This goal is achieved through a competition in which those participating prepare … [Read more...] about Say ‘YES’ to entrepreneurship and the chance to win a prize fund of £10,000.
REALabs PGRs/ECRs Professional Training and Engagement Projects kicks off in April. Once again this exciting programme of actives are accepting applications and we are encouraging NWDTC to apply. Doctoral and postdoctoral researchers affiliated to one of the institutions of the NWCDTP (University of Manchester, University of Salford, RNCM, MMU, Keele, Lancaster and … [Read more...] about REALab: real project experience, real money
SEXUALITY SUMMER SCHOOL 2018: QUEER LONGING THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER 21st – 25th MAY 2018 PUBLIC EVENTS PROVISIONAL SCHEDULE Monday 21st May 12-2pm Opening Public Lecture: Queer Longing Scott Herring (Indiana University, Bloomington) Publications include: Queering the Underworld (2007), Another Country: Queer Anti-Urbanism (2010), The Hoarders (2014) Venue: SALC … [Read more...] about Sexuality Summer School 2018: Queer Longing- Public Events Provisional Schedule
Call for Papers Despite the recent focus in social sciences on situating one’s research, the actual process of selecting and navigating particular community contexts remains a difficult task. The reconfiguring of local spaces into sites of research is particularly relevant now, as the internet and new media blur previously taken-for-granted boundaries and processes of … [Read more...] about The Place I Call Research: Localizing Sociological Inquiry. Call for Papers