JSPS Summer Programme 2017 Application Deadline: Sunday 15th January 2017 Fellowship to take place during fixed period: 13 June to 23 August 2017 The JSPS Summer Programme provides the opportunity for current MPhil or PhD students to receive a one week orientation on Japanese culture and research systems on arrival and then move to a host institution in Japan of their … [Read more...] about JSPS Summer Fellowship Programme 2017: Applications now open!
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Dear Colleagues, we are happy to invite you to the pop-up exhibition #ECRmcr2016. It is now showing in the Graduate School Dining Area in the Ellen Wilkinson Building. The exhibition showcases a conversation about better ECR support and a more satisfying life for ECRs held at the Post-PhD Residential in Manchester in June 2016. It was funded by the AHRC Public Engagement … [Read more...] about Pop up exhibition #ECRmcr2016 at the SALC Grad School: Now open!
A warm welcome to all our new PGR students from staff at the University of Manchester Library. Whether you are new or already full settled within the School see latest developments to help you make the most of the Library. Get Started Missed the Library Welcome talk? Too much to take in at the time? No worries, the Library’s Get Started guide provides everything you need … [Read more...] about Library Update: Helping PGRs getting started – events 24-28th Oct
Online Writing Clinic The writing clinic is a live, online, cross-faculty resource for all postgraduate students at the University of Manchester. It is a drop-in facility which allows you to ask any questions you might have regarding academic writing. It is not an in-sessional writing class. The clinics take place between 2.00 – 3.00pm on Wednesdays (14 Oct – 2 Dec). To … [Read more...] about Online Writing Clinic is Live – Academic Writing Support
Open Space is an interdisciplinary forum for PhD students to share their work in a critical yet supportive environment, and collectively unpack the theoretical, methodological, practical and political issues we face in doing research. The rather formal character of conferences can be an intimidating environment for young researchers, and we believe that a more informal, … [Read more...] about OpenSpace Invitation to advance stage PhDs and ECRs