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November 2016

PhD Writing Retreat

November 2, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
P132 The Parkside Building, Birmingham City University, 5 Cardigan Street
Birmingham, B4 7BD
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Free 17 spots left

Led by Dr Helen Kara, this practical workshop will enable you to explore different aspects of the writing process, writing strategies and will be a chance for you to do some PhD writing. It is tailored specifically for Arts, Design & Media PhD researchers in the early to mid-stages of their research. Lunch and refreshments will be included. Here's what some our researcher's said last year: Helen was so much fun and shared so much with us ... she tapped into my most intimate fears…

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Thinking of Doing a PhD?

November 9, 2016 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 pm
P132 The Parkside Building, 5 Cardigan Street
Birmingham, B4 7BD
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Free 13 spots left

Whether you want to find out more about what a PhD in Arts, Design and Media entails or you’re already in the process of applying, this workshop provides more information about undertaking a PhD at the Faculty of Arts, Design & Media, BCU. This workshop is aimed specifically at current or completed MA students, however all welcome! Hear from current PhD students at different stages of their research from a range of practices and disciplines, as well as staff involved in PhD supervision…

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Getting to grips with Endnote

November 29, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Curzon Building, Birmingham City University, 4 Cardigan Street
Birmingham, B4 7BD
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Free 7 spots left

Organised in collaboration between IT specialists and The PGR Studio, this workshop will help you to get to grips with Endnote; a powerful software tool to manage and organise your research. Whether you're just starting your PhD or further down the line, join us to see how Endnote can work for you. This session will focus on: FIND | Searching and uploading articles to the Endnote library CREATE | Use the built-in bibliography maker to create and format citations STORE | Organize, store and manage…

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December 2016

Viva Survival

December 7, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
P130 The Parkside Building, Cardigan Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B4 7BD United Kingdom
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Free 19 spots left

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 process. Hear from recently completed PhD students from different disciplines about their experiences as well as an examiners’ perspective. This is an informal and interactive…

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March 2017

Abstract Writing S.O.S

March 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
P130 The Parkside Building, Cardigan Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B4 7BD United Kingdom
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Free

You’ve seen an exciting conference and the call for papers has finally been released but now what? How do you write an abstract that shows off your research and responds to the call for papers? Come along to this abstract writing workshop where you will receive tips from seasoned conference pros over drinks and refreshments, and get an opportunity to practice your abstract writing skills! Applying for the PGR Studio's annual conference is a perfect opportunity to start this - keep…

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