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[Call for Application] U21 PGR Travel Award 2017/2018

This post is written by Dr Tissa Chandesa, Research Training Development Manager. The application call for the 2017/2018 Universitas 21 (U21) Travel Award is now open. This is a competitive award to support high quality doctoral students to develop their professional profile via a month long visit to any U21 universities, preferably a U21 university …

Christmas & Year End Celebration

A Celebration with Postgraduate Students Our annual Christmas and Year End Celebration was held on 6 December 2017. The celebration was very well attended and the postgraduate students seemed to appreciate the opportunity to have an early celebration of Christmas before everyone is off for the holiday season. The celebration also included a presentation of …

Winners announced in 2017 Images of Research Photography Competition

Winners We are pleased to announce the 2017 winners of  our annual Images of Research photography competition. The full results are as below: Winner – Chan Zi Yang, PhD student from the School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science People’s Choice – Nguyen Nhat Tan, PhD student from the Nottingham University Business School (NUBS), Faculty of …

Graduate School Bulletin, December 2017

Issue 05/2017 (05) This bulletin provides monthly updates on upcoming events and activities by the Graduate School. Researcher Development Programme (RDP) Upcoming RDP courses are listed below: Date Time Course 4 December 2017 11am – 1.30pm Word Essentials for Researchers – Beginners 4 December 2017 2.30pm – 5pm Word Essentials for Researchers – Advanced 14 …

Coffee and Cake Session #6/2017

The sixth and final Coffee and Cake session for this year was held on 24 November 2017. It was a casual session where postgraduate students from across all three faculties met and established rapport with one another whilst enjoying coffee and cakes. It was also a good platform for postgraduate students to temporarily get away …

Teh Tarik Session Vol. 1

We recently held our inaugural Teh Tarik Session Vol. 1 on 15 November 2017. The session featured a talk on the product development journey for the Electronics and Telecommunications industry by Professor Amin Malek Mohammadi. The session was well attended by postgraduate research students.  It was an in-depth exploration of the challenges, learnings and successes of …

Images of Research Photography Competition – vote for your favourite entry!

We are pleased to invite all staff and students to vote for the People’s Choice Award for the Images of Research Photography Competition 2017. The competition is designed for postgraduate students to take interesting and innovative photographs that best capture their postgraduate experience. The theme this year is Resilience in Research where postgraduate students can creatively …

Global Career Webinar Training Events

The Careers Advisory Service is running a series of global career webinar training events in November and December 2017 and we would like to encourage all our postgraduate students to participate in these webinars. The global career webinar training events are part of the programme under the University’s Passport Career System. This system has been specially subscribed for …

The Doctoral Journey: Perspectives

This post is written by Dr Kalaimani Markandan, UNMC alumna.  “Easy choices, hard life; hard choices, easy life,” Jerzy Gregorek. Four years ago, it was time for me to make a tough decision; declining an offer as process engineer and deciding to pursue PhD at University of Nottingham. My road to PhD had been exhausting …

Graduate School Bulletin, November 2017

Issue 04/2017 (04) This bulletin provides monthly updates on upcoming events and activities by the Graduate School. Researcher Development Programme (RDP) Upcoming RDP courses are listed below: Date Time Course 1 November 2017 10am – 12.30pm Creating a Poster in PowerPoint 3 November 2017 10am – 12pm Using Poster to Communicate Research 6 November 2017 …