January 5, 2023, by Lisa Chin
Graduate School Newsletter, January 2023
Nucleus Issue 01/23 (49)
The needs of the postgraduate and early career researcher community are at the heart of what we do at the Graduate School.
Read on for all the latest news from us.
News and guidance
Nurturing impactful research for the future
Our inaugural Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Conference was successfully held on 6 & 7 December 2022 at Kuala Lumpur Teaching Centre. This conference brought together research scholars from multiple disciplines in the arts and sciences where it provided valuable insights from keynote addresses, plenary sessions and guest workshops. The conference also provided an inclusive and supportive platform for sharing of knowledge and exchanging of ideas with the aim at facilitating interdisciplinary collaborations.
Graduate School reward scheme
New merchandise is now available for redemption! Our reward scheme rewards postgraduate students who attend our Graduate School training courses i.e. Researcher Development Programme (RDP) and Postgraduate Student Teachers (PST) programme.
Event and activity
Postgraduate festive celebration
Wednesday 1 February 2023, 12.30pm, H1B11
We are resuming our in-person festive gathering events on campus. After a three-year hiatus caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, our Chinese New Year celebration for postgraduates is back!
This luncheon is for all our postgraduate students where we can have a festive get-together. Join in the festive merriment while wishing for a year filled with auspiciousness!
Spaces are limited and on a first-come-first-served basis. Registration will open next week so keep a lookout for our invitation email.
Training and development
Find out more about our training and development provision for postgraduate students.
Researcher Development Programme (RDP)
What do I want to get out of conference
Thursday 5 January 2023, 10am – 12nn, H1B13
This course will discuss key issues when choosing a conference and how to maximise participation.
Light your fire – Motivational tools for researchers
Tuesday 10 January 2023, 10am – 12nn, H1B13
This course will explore procrastination and discuss time management techniques.
Editing academic writing
Thursday 12 January 2023, 10am – 12nn, H1B13
This course will explore the different components and types of editing academic writing as well as some of the challenges commonly faced.
PhD Comics: New Year Resolutions
Empowering your postgraduate and research ambition
Warmest wishes for Chinese New Year from all of us at the Graduate School.
Happy Chinese New Year in advance!
Look out for our next issue of newsletter next month!