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Invitation to Images of Research 2016-17 Private Viewing

IoR ex1You are cordially invited to

The Graduate School’s Images of Research exhibition 2016-17
Private Viewing & Drinks Reception

on January 31st 2017 at 5:00-6:30pm.
Introduction by Professor Simon Denny at 5:45pm

Please register your interest in attending for catering purposes

We look forward to seeing you there!

Dust off your cameras, dig out your sketchbook – Images of Research is back!

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Last year’s winning images.

The Graduate School’s Images of Research competition is back! The call for research images for 2016-17 is open so, if you are a researcher (staff or student) at the University of Northampton, why not take part? Pick up your camera or paintbrush and produce a unique image which captures the essence of your research, or an element of your research, in a visual, artistic or photographic way. Top that off with a snappy title and 150 word summary and that is all you need to do to participate.

Last year’s IoR was judged in two competitions. This year’s IoR will, again, be a double competition, where viewers can vote for their top three favourites and an expert judge will choose their top three. Entries for IoR 2016-17 must be emailed to Simone by November 9th 2016. There will be a launch party, where you can view all the images for the first time, on January 31st from 5-6:30pm in the Avenue Gallery corridor. Read on for the rules of entry…

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Images of Research 2015-16 winners announced!

Kim Dodd's winning image

Kim Dodd’s winning image

The winners of the Graduate School’s Images of Research (IoR) exhibition and competition have been chosen!

There were two competitions – 3 winners chosen by guest judge, Roy Wallace, Senior Lecturer in Media Production at the University of Northampton, and a ‘People’s Choice’. The ‘People’s Choice’ competition votes were counted from those on paper at the exhibition at Avenue gallery corridor in February and the university library exhibitions, plus 300 online votes via the Research Support Hub.

Karen Anthony's Muscle by Numbers

Karen Anthony’s Muscle by Numbers

Congratulations to Kim Dodd, Helen Scott and Charmaine Sonnex who were Roy Wallace’s winners. The People’s Choice winners were Karen Anthony, Carmel Capewell, Meriem Lamara and Emma Whewell. For more information about the winners please see the links above. The Images of Research Catalogue 2015-16 shows all the 2015-16 entries.  Read the rest of this entry

Images of Research 2015-16 online poll now closed

Charlotte Dann Images of Research 2014-15

Charlotte Dann Images of Research 2014-15

The Graduate School’s Images of Research (IoR) exhibition and competition which opened in the Avenue Gallery corridor on 1st February 2016 is now complete and the winners have been announced.

There were two competitions – 3 winners chosen by guest judge, Roy Wallace, Senior Lecturer in Media Production at the University of Northampton and a ‘people’s choice’, votes from the exhibition and via an online poll. See the Images of Research Catalogue 2015-16 for all the entries.  Read the rest of this entry

Graduate School workshops and events coming up!

The Graduate School Development Programme has a variety of different workshops and events running in February for doctoral students and early career researchers.

Featured are three development days; one for all research students on publishing and promoting your research, another is a finishing day, for research students nearing the end of their doctorate, which includes workshops on finishing your thesis, preparing for the viva and proofreading your work. And we are also running our first ever leadership skills for researchers day.

Our main event this month is the launch of Images of Research Competition 2015-16. The Images of Research 2015-16 drinks reception will be held on Monday 1st February in Avenue Gallery Corridor from 5-6:30pm. Please come along – all invited. The exhibition will remain here until 19th February so do visit the exhibition and vote for your top three favourites.

Workshops running in February and early March include using MS Excel for statistics, mock interview and CV careers workshops, and a workshop looking at building professional relationships and how to get the best from the student/supervisor relationship. For more information and booking links read on.
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Invitation to Images of Research 15-16 Private Viewing

IoR ex1You are cordially invited to

The Graduate School’s Images of Research
Private Viewing & Drinks Reception

on February 1st 2016 at 5:00-6:30pm.
Introduction by Professor Simon Denny at 5:45pm

Please register your interest in attending for catering purposes

We look forward to seeing you there!

Deadline extended for Images of Research 2015-16 – there is still time to enter!

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Images from the 2014-15 competition

If you haven’t yet had time to take a photo or draw a picture reflecting your research there is still time. The deadline for the Graduate School’s Images of Research competition has been extended to a final deadline of 5pm on 24th November 2015. Just grab your camera or pencil/paintbrush and produce a unique image which captures the essence of your research, or an element of your research, in a visual, artistic or photographic way. Add a snappy title and 150 word summary and that is all you need to do to participate.

IoR will, again, be a competition, where viewers can vote for their top three favourites. Entries for IoR 2015-16 must be emailed to Simone by November 24th 2015. Read on for the rules…

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Dust off your cameras, dig out your paintbrushes – Images of Research is back!

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Images from the 2014-15 competition

It’s time for the call for research images, so why not take part in the Graduate School’s 2015-16 Images of Research competition? If you are a researcher at the University of Northampton, grab your camera or paintbrush and produce a unique image which captures the essence of your research, or an element of your research, in a visual, artistic or photographic way. Top that off with a snappy title and 150 word summary and that is all you need to do to participate.

This years IoR will, again, be a competition, where viewers can vote for their top three favourites. Entries for IoR 2015-16 must be emailed to Simone by November 6th 2015. Read on for the rules…

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Winners of the 2014-15 Images of Research competition

The Graduate School’s Images of Research competition 2014-15 offered researchers a chance to illustrate or represent their research with a unique image, along with a descriptive abstract of c.150 words. We held two competitions:
1. Professional image maker and PhD student, John Sunderland, was invited to choose his top three.
2. Visitors to the exhibition, and online poll on the Research Support Hub, voted for their favourite three images. Read the rest of this entry

Decade: Celebrating ten years of research at Northampton

Decade: celebrating ten years of research at the University of NorthamptonTen years after achieving full University status and research degree awarding powers, the University is celebrating with a new publication describing some of its current research: Decade: Celebrating 10 years of research at the University of Northampton.

It’s a gorgeous publication showing a wide range of projects and featuring some stunning photographs.  Those of you who attended the Images of Research exhibition will recognise a few of them.