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October 2017

What is mentoring?

October 11 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Free 29 spots left

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
Free 28 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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Introducing The Brilliant Club

October 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

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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November 2017

PhD writing retreat

November 1 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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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Viva Survival

November 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

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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December 2017

Develop your proposal! Applying for the researcher development fund

December 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free 30 spots left

The PGR Studio Researcher Development Fund enables Arts, Design & Media PhD students to apply for funding to organise and facilitate development initiatives. These initiatives could take the form of workshops, events, training or social activities. They should clearly benefit PhD students across ADM or within smaller research areas, enhance the ADM PhD environment and community. This informal workshop provides a crucial opportunity to understand how to cost your initiative as well as develop your proposal ideas. We will also look…

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February 2018

#PhDlifehacks: getting to know your library

February 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free 30 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

PhD Writing Intensive

March 22, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Research shows that writing in groups makes people more productive. Are you an Arts, Design & Media PhD researcher in the mid to late stages of your PhD and working hard on your thesis? Would you like to find out how many thousands – yes, thousands! – of new words you can write in just one day? Then come to our one-day Writing Intensive day facilitated by Dr Helen Kara. Whether you’re stuck in a writing rut, need some writing motivation or everything’s going fine and…

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June 2018

Introducing The Brilliant Club

June 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free 30 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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