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Birmingham City University 4 Cardigan Street
Birmingham, B4 7BD

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February 2018

#PhDlifehacks: getting to know your library

February 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Curzon C262, 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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March 2018

Beyond the PhD: Preparing for Postdoc life

March 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Curzon C262, Birmingham City University 4 Cardigan Street
Birmingham, B4 7BD
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Free 24 spots left

Interested in embarking on a career in academia? The period immediately after your PhD is likely to one of the most challenging and difficult to navigate and so preparation for postdoctoral life whilst you are undertaking your PhD is essential. This workshop considers the opportunities available after your PhD and also highlights some of the activities that you can do during your PhD to position and prepare yourself for postdoc life, and maximise your chances of success. We will discuss…

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April 2018

Abstract Writing S.O.S

April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Curzon C262, 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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June 2018

Introducing The Brilliant Club

June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Curzon C262, 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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