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April 2018

History and Education in Art and Design

April 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The research within HEAD (History and Education in Art and Design) is wide-ranging, potentially embracing any aspect of visual culture from any period of history up to and including the present day, as well as exploring past and current issues and approaches in art and design education. HEAD will be hosting two research seminars within the SOARS 2017-18 programme, to take place in the spring term. All staff and students are encouraged to come along and participate in discussion.

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April 25 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Winterbourne House, University of Birmingham
Birmingham, B15 2RT
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During the spring months, members of the ADM PGR community will get the opportunity to participate in three walking tours organized by Gregory Dunn, artist & AHRC Funded PhD Research Candidate and supported by the PGR Studio's Research Development Fund. Please, find the invitation for the first walk below ... >Waking>Walk>Winterbourne> Want to experience a waking life outside of BCU? Please walk beside me on a short and stimulating stroll (only 0.6miles!) to Winterbourne House from 'University' train station. We’ll move amongst staff…

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May 2018

Thinking of doing a PhD?

May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
P129 The Parkside Building, Birmingham City University, 5 Cardigan Street
Birmingham, B4 7BD
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Join us to find out more about undertaking a PhD at the Faculty of Arts, Design & Media, BCU over coffee and cake. 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. We will be running Developing…

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Viva Survival

May 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
P130 The Parkside Building, Cardigan Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B4 7BD United Kingdom
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Free 27 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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June 2018

Introducing The Brilliant Club

June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Curzon C038, Birmingham City University 4 Cardigan Street
Birmingham, B4 7BD
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Free -1 spots left

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. Hear from Joe Loudon, Regional Director of The Brilliant Club about what The Brilliant Club does and what being a Brilliant Club tutor involves, as well as a BCU Brilliant Club tutor about their experiences. Find out…

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