School of Art PhD seminar:Experimenting with presenting doctoral research online

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Part of the School of Art PhD seminar series ... As academic conferences as well as art world symposia and events move online in response to the pandemic, how can we make interesting use of the possibilities for digital presentation of our research? In this workshop, we will share ideas, reflections and examples. You are […]

Drink + Discuss

Come and join us for our regular weekly session, where you can grab a drink and meet up with other research colleagues. This is an informal gathering where you can gain new perspectives, share successes and problems, and talk through ideas; or perhaps just be around people, and take a break from your research journey.

Using the library for multidisciplinary research + Q&A

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These two sessions are part of a collaborative series of short workshops between The PGR Studio and BCU library specialists.   1. Using the library for multidisciplinary research (2 - 2.45pm) In this session, we will focus on navigating and using library resources across different disciplines in your research. There will also be insights from ADM researchers about undertaking […]

National Poetry Day reading with Birmingham Literature Festival

Nine Arches Press YouTube

Join contemporary poets Rosie Garland, Gregory Leadbetter and Maria Taylor in The New Romantics: a Poetry Cabaret Celebrating National Poetry Day and its theme of VISION. Thursday 1st October 7.30pm (BST) This free event will be streamed live through the Nine Arches Press YouTube channel. Those who register to 'attend' will receive an event link by email the day before the event. Our […]

What is mentoring?

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Fancy being mentored? Interested in mentoring another PhD student? Or perhaps intrigued about what mentoring is and want to find out more? Based on a growth-oriented, creative and collaborative ethos, the Arts, Design & Media PhD mentoring scheme pairs current and recently completed PhD students to enhance the doctoral experience and facilitate crossdisciplinary knowledge exchange. […]

BCMCR Game Cultures Research Seminars

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BCMCR Research Seminar – Game Cultures: History and Games 1600-1730 Wednesday 7 October Online event: *link to be posted on Eventbrite one hour before the event. Free registration on Eventbrite on this link Ylva Grufstedt (University of Helsinki) Factual, Counterfactual or Alternative? Historical Epistemologies in Games Alternate history, or counterfactual history – the what-if of […]

Thinking of Doing a PhD?

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Whether you want to find out more about what a PhD entails or you’re already in the process of applying, this workshop provides more information about undertaking a PhD at BCU, with a specific focus on the Faculty of Arts, Design & Media and the School of Law. It is aimed specifically at current or completed MA […]

Brilliant Club research café

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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. Want to find out more or are […]

Guest author seminar: Patrick McGuinness

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You're invited to the first guest author seminar of this year's Institute of Creative and Critical Writing programme, with novelist, memoirist, poet and scholar, Patrick McGuinness. You can join the online seminar, which will be held on Teams at the above time, via this link. Patrick's first novel The Last Hundred Days  (2011) was longlisted for the […]

BCMCR Game Cultures Research Seminars

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BCMCR Research Seminar – Game Cultures: Work in Progress 1600-1730 Wednesday 14 October 2020 Online event: *link to be posted on Eventbrite one hour before the event. Free registration on Eventbrite on this link Our Works in Progress session will consist of a series of short (5-10 minute) presentations reporting on current research from members […]

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