The Brilliant Club research cafe

The Brilliant Club offers a unique paid opportunity for current and completed PhD researchers! Tutors deliver programmes of university-style teaching based on their research to small groups of high-performing pupils in schools that serve disadvantaged communities based on their research to help them secure places at top universities. Join our online research cafe with a cup of coffee to find […]

Post-Doctoral Pathways

Edmund Hunt leads a session on post-doctoral pathways providing guidance on how to prepare for life after you have completed your PhD programme.

Drink + Discuss

Come and join us for our regular weekly session, where you can grab a drink and meet up with other research colleagues. This is an informal gathering where you can gain new perspectives, share successes and problems, and talk through ideas; or perhaps just be around people, and take a break from your research journey.

Viva Survival

Microsoft Teams

Whether you are on the verge of your viva or want to know more about what it entails, this workshop is for you! This Viva Survival workshop aims to equip you with useful strategies to help you prepare for your viva, get through the big day itself and provide relevant information to demystify the viva […]

Managing your literature search

Microsoft Teams

Run by BCU library specialists, this practical workshop explores the different types of literature review, the process of undertaking a literature review - from planning the review to searching for sources and reviewing your findings - and the use of alert services. Please note that limited spaces are available. Book your place online here.

Using EndNote to manage your references

Microsoft Teams

This workshop aims to introduce users to the features of EndNote Web. At the end of the session, you will be able to create a personal library of references from a range of sources and manage your library by creating groups. This session is facilitated by BCU library specialists. All welcome! Please note that limited […]

PhD Writing Intensive

Microsoft Teams

We've adapted our popular one-day Writing Intensive with Dr Helen Kara into three online shorter sessions! Each session will include group half-hour writing sessions, with breaks in between, plus opportunities to discuss academic writing with Helen and your fellow students. This intensive is for writing first draft material; you’ll need to arrive ready to work […]

Using Microsoft Word for thesis creation

Microsoft Teams

Run by BCU library specialists, this practical workshop will help you incorporate essential and useful features of Microsoft Office Word for a professional finish. It covers: Inserting a cover page Navigating through large documents Using styles Page breaks, Section breaks and pagination Inserting a Table of Contents, footnotes and endnotes, and bookmarks Applying captions to figures, tables and equations […]

Copyright for researchers

Microsoft Teams

This workshop covers the key principles of copyright and how they relate to research activity. We will look at what copyright covers, the specific expectations granted to researchers plus how to seek permission and give credit for third party material. This session is run by BCU library specialists. All welcome! Please note that places are […]

Drink + Discuss

Come and join us for our regular weekly session, where you can grab a drink and meet up with other research colleagues. This is an informal gathering where you can gain new perspectives, share successes and problems, and talk through ideas; or perhaps just be around people, and take a break from your research journey.

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