February 28, 2019, by Lisa Chin

Graduate School Bulletin, March 2019

Issue 02/19 (14)

This bulletin provides monthly updates on upcoming events and activities by the Graduate School.

Training Courses

Researcher Development Programme (RDP)

We are offering the following RDP courses in March.

Date Time Course
4 March 2019 10am – 12noon Nature of the PhD and the Supervision Process
4 March 2019 2pm – 4pm Getting into the Habit of Writing
5 March 2019 10am – 12noon Planning Research and Time Management
5 March 2019 2pm – 4pm Philosophy of Science
6 March 2019 10am – 12noon Creative Thinking
6 March 2019 2pm – 4pm Introduction to Development Needs Analysis
7 March 2019 10am – 5pm How to be an Effective Researcher
13 March 2019 2pm – 4pm Getting Going on Your Thesis
15 March 2019 10am – 12noon Finishing Your Thesis
18 March 2019 10am – 12noon Preparing for Your Annual Review
20 March 2019 2pm – 4pm Structuring Your Thesis
25 March 2019 10am – 12noon Drafting a Chapter of Your Thesis
27 March 2019 10am – 12.30pm Word Essentials for Researchers – Beginners
27 March 2019 2pm – 4.30pm Word Essentials for Researchers – Advanced

Postgraduate Student Teachers (PST) Programme

We are also offering the following PST course in March.

Date Time Course
1 March 2019 10am – 12.30pm Small Group Teaching

Note: To register, please click on the course title. This will direct you to our Moodle page where you can log in using your University credentials.

Call for Participations

Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES)

This survey is your chance to tell us about your experience as a postgraduate researcher at Nottingham. We want to know what works well and what we could do better.

Check your inbox for the invitation email, click on the link, then tell us what you think. You could even win a cash prize of RM150!

Survey closes on 22 March 2019

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Upcoming Events

Teh Tarik Session: Consultation with Academic Supervisors

We are pleased to invite all research supervisors, especially all PGR directors, PhD and MPhil supervisors are invited to attend our second Teh Tarik session this year.

This session aims to engage with active research supervisors and gather information pertaining to: (1) supervision of PGRs; (2) challenges currently experience; (3) how Graduate School can improve its support to supervisors.

Session 1 is scheduled for 13 March 2019 from 10am to 11am in H1B13. It is targeted at all Academic Supervisors from Faculty of Science & Engineering (FOSE).

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Session 2 is scheduled for 13 March 2019 from 11.30am to 12.30pm in H1B13. It is targeted at all Academic Supervisors from Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences (FASS).

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Coffee & Cake Session

This is a platform for postgraduates to get together and mingle among themselves. It aims to connect postgraduate students with one another in a relaxing and comfortable environment.

Postgraduates may take this opportunity to temporarily get away from their work and catch-up with fellow postgraduates before returning to their routine with a fresh mind.

The upcoming session is scheduled for 29 March 2019 from 3pm to 4pm in H1B14.

For any queries, please email us at graduateschool@nottingham.edu.my.

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