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[3rd Call] 3 Minute Thesis Competition

This post is for PhD students who have passed their first year confirmation review – by Dr Jiin Woei Lee, Research Training Development Manager. The University of Nottingham Malaysia will hold its 2018 Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®) on Wednesday 5 September 2018 at the Great Hall. If you are 1) a PhD student who have …

Graduate School Newsletter, July 2018

Nucleus Issues 03/18 (31) This newsletter provides quarterly updates on recent events and activities by the Graduate School. Highlights Postgraduate Showcase  Up until 2017, we had been organising an annual event called the Research Showcase; a poster and presentation competition for postgraduate research students to communicate their research projects to a non-research lay audience. However, …

Celebrating Hari Raya

We had our annual Hari Raya celebration on 27 June 2018. Hari Raya, or the festival of Eid, marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadhan and the start of a new month on the Islamic calendar, Syawal. Hari Raya signifies a personal triumph, a victory of self-restraint and abstinence. Our Hari Raya celebration was …

Our PhD student wins the Sparrho Early Career Researcher Prize

Shi Ting Lee, a PhD student from the School of Pharmacy, has won the Sparrho Early Career Researcher Prize for May 2018. Sparrho will support Shi Ting’s trip to the 9th World Congress on Biosensors and Bioelectronics scheduled for 29-30 August 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. Read more about Shi Ting’s latest work which involves cancer detection. …

[Invitation] Researchers’ Writing Workshops

We are pleased to invite all academics, especially early career researchers, and postgraduate students to attend the following writing workshops. To register, please click on the sign up link. This will direct you to our Moodle page where you can log in using your University credentials. How to Publish in High Quality Journals? Date: 4 …

Graduate School Bulletin, June 2018

Issue 04/2018 (09) This bulletin provides monthly updates on upcoming events and activities by the Graduate School. Researcher Development Programme Upcoming RDP courses are listed below: Date Time Course 4 June 2018 10am – 4pm Applying for Academic Jobs 5 June 2018 10am – 4pm Academic Job Interviews 6 June 2018 10am – 12noon Using …

[1st Call] 3 Minute Thesis Competition

This post is for PhD students who have passed their first year confirmation review – by Dr Jiin Woei Lee, Research Training Development Manager.  An 80,000 word PhD thesis would take 9 hours to present. Their time limit… 3 minutes.  First developed by the University of Queensland in 2008, the Three Minute Thesis competition  (3MT®) challenges research …

Postgraduate Showcase 2018: Best Press Release

Allopurinol treatment for gout patients: No longer a double-edged sword! Do you know someone who has gout and takes allopurinol? You probably do! Billions of people worldwide have gout, a disease caused by the build-up of uric acid in the bloodstream. The most effective treatment given to patients is allopurinol. Little do people know that …

Postgraduate Showcase 2018

This post is written by Dr Jiin Woei Lee, Research Training Development Manager. Up until 2017, the Graduate School had been organising an annual event called the Research Showcase; a poster and presentation competition for postgraduate research students to communicate their research projects to a non-research lay audience. However, for 2018 we decided to be …

[Invitation] An Informal Talk: Applying for a Job After Your Postgraduate Degree in Engineering

Are you thinking about applying for a job after you graduate with your Engineering degree? Not sure if a particular path is right for you? Come for this informal talk scheduled for 30 May 2018 at 3pm – 5pm in H1B13. Dr Viknesh Andiappan has Malaysia and international experiences as a PhD student in Chemical …