October 27, 2020, by Lisa Chin

COVID-19: Graduate School updates (27 October 2020)

Ref. UNM/GS/COVID-19/42/27/10/20

COVID-19: Graduate School updates (27 October 2020)

In light of the newly announced extension of conditional movement control order (CMCO) till 9 November 2020, we are providing this update to reassure our postgraduate community of our commitment in maintaining and continuing our offering of training and development provision.

The University is regularly updating advice and general FAQs on COVID-19 on its web page. See more

The Vice Provost (Research and Knowledge Exchange) is also contributing to a more detailed page with guidance for postgraduate research students and research staff. See more

Our online training and development provision continues

Monthly updates of researcher training courses

Find out more information about our training and development provision for the whole of next month through our Graduate School e-Bulletin issue 07/20 (27) which will be posted and delivered to your inbox tomorrow 28 October 2020.

Weekly updates of upcoming courses 

Researcher Development Programme (RDP)

Preparing for Your Annual Review

  • Monday 2 November 2020, 10am – 12nn

  • This course will discuss the elements of the annual review process and consider the possible structures of an annual review report.

  • Sign up

Editing Academic Writing 

  • Thursday 5 November 2020, 2pm – 4pm

  • This course will explore the different components and types of editing academic writing as well as some of the challenges commonly faced.

  • Sign up

Research Ethics and Integrity 

  • Friday 6 November 2020, 2pm – 4pm

  • This course will study the importance of research ethics and integrity, and further outline the ethics procedures in UNM.

  • Sign up

Structuring Your Thesis

  • Monday 9 November 2020, 2pm – 4pm

  • This course will consider ways of drafting and structuring a thesis.

  • Sign up

Drafting a Chapter of Your Thesis

  • Wednesday 11 November 2020, 10am – 12nn

  • This course will identify the features of good academic writing, discuss effective writing plan, and consider techniques for starting and finishing a thesis chapter.

  • Sign up

PhD Careers Support

A dedicated Moodle page is now available

Careers Advisory Service (CAS) recently launched a new Moodle page, PhD Careers Support. This initiative aims to provide useful careers information and opportunities as well as access to resources that are particularly relevant to PhD students at UNM.

Access the page

For any enquiries or more information, please contact CAS at careers@nottingham.edu.my.

Stay connected

Get in touch

We will continue to provide succinct news, information and updates on our training and development opportunities for our postgraduate community through our monthly e-newsletter.

Please do not hesitate to reach out if you need any other clarifications or support from us via email to graduateschool@nottingham.edu.my. You can also engage with us via Facebook and Graduate School Blog.

In the meantime, please continue to observe and follow the safety advice and precautionary measures by our local authorities and University. Stay safe!

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