Posts By: nstewart

Implications of Covid-19 on researcher development | Survey

As part of our case study exploring the achievements, challenges and opportunities of Covid-19 on researcher development we are recruiting participants to complete our online survey sharing their experiences during this time. Survey 1: For postgraduate researchers who have engaged in the Doctoral College: Researcher Development Programme over the past 12 months. You can read… Read more »

Annual PGR Conference Keynote Speaker and Registration

Annual PGR Conference Keynote Speaker & Registration I am extremely happy to announce that our Keynote Speaker for our 12th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference is Professor Edwin van Teijlingen with his keynote talk ‘Flexibility in Research: Dealing with Adversity’. You can read Edwin’s biography and keynote abstract on the conference website. The call for abstracts… Read more »

Implications of Covid-19 on researcher development | Survey

As part of our case study exploring the achievements, challenges and opportunities of Covid-19 on researcher development we are recruiting participants to complete our online survey sharing their experiences during this time. Survey 1: For postgraduate researchers who have engaged in the Doctoral College: Researcher Development Programme over the past 12 months. You can read… Read more »

Final Week to Apply | Call for Abstracts – Annual Postgraduate Research Conference

There is just under one week remaining to submit your abstract for The 12th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference. With the option to present an oral presentation or have your poster displayed virtually to the wider BU community, these are both opportunities to showcase your research and enhance presentation skills whether you have just started on… Read more »

Call for Abstracts | The 12th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference

                  The call for abstracts for The 12th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference is still open. The Annual Postgraduate Research Conference is an opportunity for postgraduate researcher to showcase and promote their research to the BU community whether they have just started or are approaching the end of… Read more »

Call for Abstracts | The 12th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference

I am delighted to announce that the call for abstracts for The 12th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference is now open. The Annual Postgraduate Research Conference is an opportunity for postgraduate researcher to showcase and promote their research to the BU community whether they have just started or are approaching the end of their journey at… Read more »

Launched: Researcher Development Programme 2020-21

I am delighted to share with you all that webinars as part of the 2020-21 Researcher Development Programme for Postgraduate Researchers are now available to book. You can read an overview of changes on the latest RDP announcement. If you are a PGR or Supervisor and unable to access the Researcher Development Programme on Brightspace,… Read more »

New additions to the Research Skills Toolkit – Starring BU Academics

Research Skills Toolkit for PGRs Postgraduate researchers have access to a suite of online modules as part of the Research Skills Toolkit developed by Epigeum. I am please to announce we have now added an updated version of the Literature Review Programme, now named Undertaking a Literature Review and the BRAND NEW Principles of Research… Read more »

[NEW] Sector Resource Guide to Online Supervision: A Guide for Research Supervisors

Guide to Online Supervision As part of the UK Council for Graduate Education’s continued support for research supervisors during the covid-19 pandemic, they have published a Guide to Online Supervision. The guide shares the benefits of online supervising, outlines the issues and challenges for supervisors and postgraduate researchers, and suggests strategies and practices for supervisors to… Read more »