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The PGR Studio

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Upcoming Events

December 2017

PhD Christmas Party

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Gin Vault, 16 Gas Street
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Free 22 spots left

Celebrate 2017 and catch up with other PhD researchers at the PGR Studio Christmas Party! Join us for drinks and merriment at The Gin Vault on the evening of Wednesday the 13th December. *Christmas jumper optional* Book your free place using the RSVP below.

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January 2018

Coffee and chat

January 31, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6/8 Kafe, Millennium Point
Birmingham, B4 7XG
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Join us at 6/8 Kafe for a Coffee & Chat for an opportunity to meet with The PGR Studio Research Assistants and other ADM postgraduate research students to socialise and discuss all things PhD. These will be scheduled on a regular basis so keep an eye on social media for dates and locations. Drinks on us!

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February 2018

Thinking of doing a PhD?

February 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free -1 spots left

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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#PhDlifehacks: getting to know your library

February 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Curzon C272, Birmingham City University 4 Cardigan Street
Birmingham, B4 7BD
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Free -1 spots left

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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April 2018

Abstract Writing S.O.S

April 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Curzon C272, Birmingham City University 4 Cardigan Street
Birmingham, B4 7BD
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Free -1 spots left

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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May 2018

Thinking of doing a PhD?

May 10, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
P129 The Parkside Building, Birmingham City University, 5 Cardigan Street
Birmingham, B4 7BD
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Free

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, 2018 @ 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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July 2018

PhD picnic

July 4, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Eastside City Park, Curzon Street
Birmingham, B4 7AP
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Take a well-deserved break from your PhD as we come towards the end of the academic year and join us for an informal picnic in the (hopefully) sunny weather. Bring your lunch, kick back and relax with fellow ADM PhD students. We'll be in the park area outside the Parkside Building. Please bring friends or colleagues along too - all welcome! *Please note that this event is weather permitting*

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