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Call for papers – why not present at UoN’s new Research Conference!

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The Graduate School Research Conference 2016

We are pleased to invite University of Northampton research students and staff to take part in the UoN Research Conference in June 2018. Unlike before, this year’s conference is organised jointly by The Graduate School and the Faculties in an enlarged two day conference, which will run from 20th to 21st June 2018 and offer a chance for researchers to present a paper, a poster or win a 3-minute thesis prize! The Call for Papers is now open and the deadline for abstracts is Friday 6th April.  Read the rest of this entry

Calling all PGRs…Did you know about these useful online resources!

new systemAs a researcher you often use both offline and online resources to find out stuff related to your research project. So, we would like to remind you that there are plenty of online materials available to all UoN researchers, particularly important for those of you who are offsite.  This includes: Read the rest of this entry

Short courses in statistics at the University of Hertfordshire

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If you need support in data analysis or want to improve your statistical skills, don’t miss out an interesting opportunity to attend some short courses on statistics at The University of Hertfordshire. There are still places left and the prices are quite affordable. This includes:

  • Courses in statistical data analysis (hypothesis testing/regression/factor analysis, etc.)
  • Courses in creating surveys (questionnaire design, sample size and power)
  • Courses in statistical software (introducing R)

There are also a range of “Pick & Mix” bite-size courses available (visit the link for more details).

Detailed information about the courses are available here 

 

 

The Dilemmas conference 2018 call for papers is now!

On behalf of the Dilemmas 2018 Organising Committee

The call for paper for the Dilemmas Conference is now open, the conference will take place on the 10th – 11th September 2018,  We have ten streams for the conference this year. Please contact the stream leaders if you would like to submit a paper. The deadline for submission for papers to steam leaders is 30th March 2018. Decision for acceptance to the stream should be communicated by the stream leaders to the authors latest by 1st May 2018. We look forward to your contribution in making this year conference a great success and a meaningful and inclusive conference. Do not hesitate to contact us for any questions or clarifications.

 

British Library PhD Research Placements: Call for Applications.

BritishLibraryStacksStPancrasPostgraduate Researchers are invited to apply to undertake one of the forthcoming British Library Research Placements. These are specially-selected projects that have been developed by the Library to support current doctoral researchers to develop and apply transferable skills and expertise. The opportunity is open to all doctoral researchers and applications must be approved by the applicant’s supervisor.

The application deadline is 4pm on 19 February 2018

For full details about the Placements are available here.

Call for applications-UK 2018 Doctoral Researcher Awards.

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The Association of British Turkish Academics (ABTA) announces the 2018 Doctoral Researcher Awards to promote and reward academic and scientific excellence among researchers pursuing doctoral degrees in the UK.  The competition is open to all students and the deadline for applications is the 5th March 2018. For details about the competition, please see the link.

PhD Newsletter for FEH

The Faculty of education and humanities first newsletter is now live! If you are a student in the FEH and you have an academic achievement that you want to celebrate and share with others, please get in touch with Dr Cristina Devecchi.

To see the first FEH newsletter please visit the link.

Part-Time Researcher Finishing Workshop on 8 February 2018 at Leicester University.

Theses at UoNA Part-Time Researcher Finishing workshop is taking place at Leicester university on Thursday 8th February from 9am until 5pm. The deadline for registration is the 5 February.

The day is for Part-Time Research Degree Students, post-Transfer or in their writing up stage and will offer time and space to share and discuss pertinent issues. Three useful training sessions are included, one from our very own Professor Ian Livingstone on Editing and Finishing your Thesis, a Preparing for the Viva session facilitated by Dr Chantal Bielmann from Leicester and post-PhD Pathways careers session. It will also include a Shut Up and Write session after the Editing workshop so students can bring some writing to work on. If you are interested please see the full details and booking page here.

The event is open to all research degree students from the Midlands Universities so you will be able to network with students from other universities. Please note, you do have to be a post-Transfer part-time student in order to attend.

 

SPSS workshops for Postgraduate Researchers

The SPSS 1 beginner’s workshop is now rescheduled for Monday 18th Dec from 2-4pm in the IT Training Room. This workshop is facilitated by Paul Rice and has two parts; the follow on workshop will be held on 8th January 2018 from 10-12. Please note that you need to have attended part one (or have the appropriate skills in SPSS) to attend part two. There will be homework to do between the two workshops.

SPSS 1 beginnner’s workshop takes place on 18 Dec 2017, from 14:00 to 16:00 in Library IT Training Room, Rockingham Library, Park Campus. Please use the link to book.

SPSS 2 (follow on workshop from 18th December) takes place on 08 Jan 2018, from 10:00 to 12:00 in Library IT Training Room, Rockingham Library. Please use the link to book.

 

The Graduate School’s New Coaching Programme for PGRs

A student using a laptopThe Graduate School are offering five Postgraduate Research Students the opportunity to have a course of professional coaching sessions to support and help them progress in their doctoral studies. If you are a UoN Postgraduate Researcher and are interested in applying for these sessions, you have until 8th December to apply. Read on if you are interested…. Read the rest of this entry