Postgraduate student

RDP sessions from January – June 2021 are now open for bookings

The eagle eyed amongst us would have noticed we have now added dates and booking links for a majority of RDP sessions taking place from January onwards. Not attended any researcher development sessions yet? See what your fellow PGRs are saying this year via our feedback survey. It’s never too late to start, you can use… Read more »

Programme Available | The 12th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference

The 12th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference, Wednesday 2 December The conference programme for oral presentations is now available. Booking for the conference via Eventbrite is open, you can book to attend the full day or select specific sessions to fit around other commitments. All student and staff are invited so please spread the word and… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Research Skills Toolkit for PGRs

PGRs, you have access to an extensive online Research Skills Toolkit covering topics such as: Becoming a Researcher Research Methods Disseminating your Research Beyond Research You will need to set up an account on the Epigeum system to access, steps to follow to access the courses can be found on the Researcher Development Programme –… Read more »

Doctoral Supervisors – Free UKCGE Webinar – Friday 1 May, 2pm

Effective Practices in Supervising Doctoral Candidates at a Distance Online— 2pm Friday 1st May 2020. As we continue working remotely, UKCGE thought you may appreciate the opportunity to hear from, and put your questions to, experienced research supervisors and an academic developer sharing effective practices in research supervision at a distance. To that end, they have set up a free-of-charge, 1-hour webinar taking place at 2pm on… Read more »