The PGR Doc Blog now has an "Events" page which gives you regular updates about the events which are taking place for PGRs across the University, and also within the north west region, over the spring and summer months. If you have an event you'd like to publicise on this page (e.g. a researcher conference) then please get in touch with the Skills Training Team … [Read more...] about PGR Doc Blog – New Events Page!
Studying for a Doctorate? We'd like to hear from you about your career aspirations and decision-making, as part of a national online survey commissioned by Government, and supported by Vitae which champions the personal, professional and career development of researchers. We'd like to know (amongst other things): - why you chose to do your particular research programme - what … [Read more...] about Fill In the Doctoral Survey and Win!!
PRASH - Postgraduate Researchers in Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities If you are a postgraduate in the arts, social sciences or humanities then PRASH is for you. PRASH is an established and successful conference showcasing arts, social science and humanities research in the North West and has been designed specifically for postgraduate researchers. The PRASH events … [Read more...] about PRASH 2010
We've had some great applications for the Manchester Leadership Programme for Researchers - but mainly from engineers and physical scientists. You have a final chance to add the voice of Humanities PhDs. We have lots of enthusiastic local community groups with real projects ready to complete, all keen to tap into the expertise of our PhD volunteers, and also help you further … [Read more...] about Humanities PhDs needed – don’t let Engineers take all the glory!
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