The Library has just signed up to the latest Palgrave ‘Access all areas‘ trial – giving you access to all Palgrave journal articles until the end of March. Subject areas covered include a range of business and social sciences (full list here).
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It’s been over a month now since the excitement of Subject Future’s Week at the School of the Arts (27-31 January 2014), but much of the careers advice given by a whole host of individual’s from across the Creative Industries holds as true for postgraduates studying for a doctorate as it does for their peers in publishing, media, arts, theatre fashion and design.
Postgraduate students from the Reproduction Research Group at De Montfort University are hosting a Postgraduate Conference on ‘The Sociology of Technologically Mediated Reproduction’ at De Montfort University on Thursday 29th May. Please note the closing date for the call for abstracts is Friday 21st March. Read the rest of this entry
University of Northampton Scholars team up with the New Zealand Studies Network to Celebrate Fleur Adcock’s Eightieth Birthday
On 14th February 2014, Professor Janet Wilson, Director of Research at the University of Northampton School of the Arts and Deputy Chair of the New Zealand Studies Network (NZSN) celebrated with fellow authors and members of the NZSN, the eightieth birthday of internationally renowned New Zealand poet, Fleur Adcock.
Kaleidoscope Graduate Student Research Conference Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, May 29th & 30th, 2014
Posted on behalf of The Kaleidoscope Team 2014
Dear postgraduate students,
Kaleidoscope is an annual, two-day conference hosted by research students at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, UK. It is aimed at the needs of current research students in the broad field of education studies, and seeks to provide a space where research students can connect with others, find inspiration, and share their own in-progress research in a supportive environment. Read the rest of this entry
The Institute of Health and Wellbeing is looking to recruit academic leaders for each of its newly established research themes:
- Family Health and Wellbeing
- Health and Wellbeing of the Ageing Population
- Mental Health and Wellbeing
- Physical Activity, Health and Wellbeing
- Environment, Health and Wellbeing
- Organisational Health and Wellbeing
We are seeking expressions of interest from individuals across the University who have the energy, commitment and drive to develop these themes into successful and high profile programmes of activity that engage colleagues from across a range of academic disciplines and deliver research, social enterprise, training and CPD, consultancy and postgraduate opportunities.
Stories (Students’ Ongoing Research in Education Studies) is the annual conference for graduate students held at the Department of Education, University of Oxford. This year’s conference will take place on 18 March 2014.
The theme for Stories 2014 is ‘Lessons Learned: Challenges in Education and Implications for Research’. Graduate students at any stage of their research are invited to present and discuss their work in the field of education & related social sciences. There is also a special session during the conference for poster presentations.
The conference is open to research students from all universities. Students interested in presenting should email a 200 word (max) abstract by 21st February 2014. Please include the abstract in the body of your email. For more information see the University of Oxford Stories webpages.