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. (The first clinic will be on 15th October.) To … [Read more...] about
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The Thesis Whisperer (aka Dr. Inger Mewburn) is visiting the UK and Vitae have organised for her to deliver some workshops - details and booking arrangements below: Write that journal article in 7 days Audience: Postgraduate researchers Research staff Dates and location: This workshop will be held twice in the following locations: 30 April, Bangor University, … [Read more...] about The Thesis Whisperer is Coming to Town!
IT Services is running a series of courses aimed at staff and postgraduates undertaking or interested in computational research. The courses are staged to lead you from understanding basic principles such as accessing high performance computing facilities to programming using parallel languages/extensions. Understanding the masses of data we collect is also covered via a … [Read more...] about Training Courses in Computational Research
Information literacy for researchers 23 March, 09:30-12:30 John Rylands University Library, Manchester Information literacy is a key factor in the development of your skills as a researcher. The national Researcher Development Framework (RDF) makes extensive reference to the handling of research information and highlights the skills exhibited by researchers who are effective … [Read more...] about Information Literacy for Researchers
“An Academic Career” – www.manchester.ac.uk/academiccareer, a fantastic new website designed by Elizabeth Wilkinson, Head of PG Careers at the University of Manchester, is now live! Elizabeth has blogged about the website: (http://manchesterpgcareers.wordpress.com/2011/03/08/an-academic-career-new-website/) and also put up a page on the blog … [Read more...] about An Academic Career – Website Launched