Launched: Doctoral College Researcher Development Programme 2022-23

I am delighted to be able to share with you the 2022-23 Researcher Development Programme for PGRs. Bookings for all sessions through to December are now open via the RDP Brightspace! There are 40 different workshops to choose from, with more opening in November!   Following a successful trial, we see the return of the ‘navigating… Read more »

Tips for success in academic publishing

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Whether you’re an early career researcher or an experienced professor, take a look at THE Campus’ latest spotlight collection which focuses on how to improve your writing and publishing skills. This collection provides tips and insights for every step of the journey; from bright idea to polished output, including: writing tips feedback and reviewing promoting… Read more »

Reflections on the 13th Postgraduate Research Conference

The recent postgraduate research conference, organised by the Doctoral College, offered a perfect opportunity to present my albeit early work, having just completed a systematic review prior to engaging in data collection and analysis in the second year of my PhD. Any opportunity to share/talk about our work is always valuable, encouraging discussion and questions… Read more »

Register to attend (FREE) – The 13th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference

Register to attend the Annual Postgraduate Research Conference  – all welcome! Come along to support our postgraduate research community at the Annual Postgraduate Research Conference, Wednesday 1 December 2021, 09:30 – 17:30. Oral presentations will be hosted on Zoom. You are also invited to come along to FG06 during the day to network, and for… Read more »

Postgraduate Researchers and Supervisors | Monthly Update for Researcher Development

Postgraduate researchers and supervisors, hopefully you have seen your monthly update for researcher development e-newsletter sent earlier this week. If you have missed it, please check your junk email or you can view it within the Researcher Development Programme on Brightspace. The start of the month is a great time to reflect on your upcoming postgraduate… Read more »

Understanding Research Methods unit available in Brightspace

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As part of the varied elements of the Fusion Learning activity which are being progressed as one of the key deliverables of BU2025, we are pleased to announce the new Understanding Research Methods unit available through Brightspace. Why was the unit developed? The Understanding Research Methods unit has been developed as a result of feedback… Read more »

Call for abstracts | The 13th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference

The 13th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference 2021 will take place on Wednesday 1 December, 09:30 – 16:00 and the call for abstracts is now open. The conference is a great opportunity for postgraduate researchers to showcase and promote their research to the BU community whether they have just started or are approaching the end of… Read more »

HE staff’s attitudes and expectations about their role in induction activities

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A new paper exploring HE staff’s attitudes and expectations about their role in induction activities has been published by Dr Camila Devis-Rozental and Susanne Clarke in the Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education and is available via open access. The paper which sought the views of 58 participants, both academic and professional members of… Read more »

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 »

Implications of Covid-19 on researcher development | Survey

Thank you to everyone who has already taken the time to participant in our online survey. It’s the final few days left to participate in our research project online survey exploring the implications of Covid-19 on researcher development if you haven’t already. Survey 1: For postgraduate researchers who have engaged in the Doctoral College: Researcher… Read more »