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Viva 60-second interview: Dr Emily Bettison

Viva 60-second interview: Dr Emily Bettison

Hi Emily, congratulations on passing your viva! How does it feel?! Thank you! It feels like a massive relief to have passed the Viva.   What was your PhD title? The Creation of Creativity in Radio: How does radio as an industry define, practice and negotiate...

Lockdown by Jonnie Turpie

Lockdown by Jonnie Turpie

Lockdown is difficult. No doubt about it. For artist and researchers alike it is not easy to focus on intellectual or artistic work. If one is a practice-based researcher, as many PGR members are, our practice has to be undertaken at home rather than in the studio or...

Which days are good for you?

Which days are good for you?

We have been plotting away, thinking of different events and ways of finding out what you would like to do in our research community! But we first thought we'd start a very simple question... which days are good for you? We understand that everyone's research journey...

Inside//Out Festival 2020: A video and poem

Inside//Out Festival 2020: A video and poem

Documentation of our last research festival, as a montage. We hope it gives a real sense of the festival, and sparks ideas for what we could do for our next conference in July! Here's a video from Dr Susie Self... https://vimeo.com/390836485 And here is the classic...

What is the ARCO Project? by Alistair Rutherford

What is the ARCO Project? by Alistair Rutherford

Any eagle eyed students or staff of BCU may have noticed the new exhibition in the Curzon Building’s atrium, all about the fantastic ARCO Project... ... but, what is ARCO Project? Arco provides regular distance-learning opportunities for talented children in South...

The Saga Begins: Starting a PhD! By Emily Scarrott

The Saga Begins: Starting a PhD! By Emily Scarrott

“What have you been upto recently?” “Oh, actually I’m doing a PhD, I’m only about a month in though…” This is a conversation I’ve been having a lot recently. When you tell the outside world that you’ve started a PhD, they tend to respond in one of two ways: “Will you...

Why Did I Join the Mentoring Scheme? By Wanshu Li

Why Did I Join the Mentoring Scheme? By Wanshu Li

A few weeks after I formally started my PhD programme at BCU, I was introduced to the PGR Studio Mentoring Scheme. Having heard so many good things about it, I decided to give it a go. Registration was a simple process and before long I was told that I had been...

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