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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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October 2017

What is mentoring?

October 11 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Curzon C510, Birmingham City University 4 Cardigan Street
Birmingham, B4 7BD
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Free

Fancy being mentored? Interested in mentoring another PhD student? Or perhaps intrigued about what mentoring is and want to find out more? The Research Mentoring scheme at ADM is about to enter its 5th year! It is based on a growth-oriented, creative and collaborative ethos and is open to all current and recently completed PhD students at ADM. This workshop questions what mentoring is, what mentoring can be and how it may be useful in your PhD journey. Find out more information about what…

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#PhDlifehacks: getting to know your library

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Curzon C272, Birmingham City University 4 Cardigan Street
Birmingham, B4 7BD
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Free

From sourcing literature in its various forms and specialist journals from other Universities to using services like EThOS to access theses across the UK, a library is a potentially endless resource that is vital in helping you with your PhD research. In collaboration between The PGR Studio and ADM library specialists at BCU, this workshop is tailored specifically for Arts, Design & Media PhD students to provide more information about using the University’s library for your PhD research. It will also give you a chance…

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November 2017

PhD writing retreat

November 1 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
P131 The Parkside Building, 5 Cardigan Street
Birmingham, B4 7BD
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Free

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 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
School of Art – G.07, Margaret Street
Birmingham, B3 3BX
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Free

You are invited to ... Thinking of Doing a PhD? An event and conversation about undertaking a PhD at the Faculty of Arts, Design & Media, BCU. Whether you are simply thinking about doing a PhD or in the process of applying, this opportunity will enable you to understand what embarking on a PhD entails, details of the application process and points of contact, information about the wider PhD community and experience and is a chance to ask any questions you may have. Hear from…

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