Rome was not built in a day… neither was LINK’18: Perspectives from the SA Postgraduate Officer

This post is written by Olaoluwa Duro-Bello, Students’ Association (SA) Postgraduate Officer.  On Thursday 26 July 2018, the LINK’18 Postgraduate Student-led Interdisciplinary Conference was held for the second time at the University of Nottingham Malaysia. I am grateful to the Graduate School for availing me this platform to share my perspective about hosting the event. …

Coffee & Cake Session 4/2018

We had our Coffee and Cake session on 27 July 2018. This was the fourth session held this year and it was well attended by postgraduate students. It was a platform for postgraduate students to temporarily get away from their routine and meet up with one another whilst enjoying coffee and cakes. Prior to the …

Postgraduate Prize Awards Presentation 2018

The University of Nottingham Postgraduate Prize Awards recognise accomplishments in research, publications, conferences and contribution to the postgraduate community. Students were nominated by their Schools for excellence across a number of areas. On 27 July 2018, prize winners and their guests were invited to an awards ceremony hosted by the Graduate School. Professor Deborah Hall, …

Winners announced in LINK’18 Conference

The Postgraduate Students’ Network (PGSN) and the Graduate School are pleased to announce the winners of LINK’18 Conference. The full results are: Best Abstract Anusha Devi Nawoor, School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Science Title: Development of the High Resolution Melt (HRM) Method to Detect the HLA-B*58:01 Allele in Order to Prevent Allopurinol-Associated Drug Hypersensitivity …

Invitation: LINK’18 Conference

This is posted on behalf of the Postgraduate Students’ Network (PGSN) of the University of Nottingham Malaysia.  A Student-led Interdisciplinary Research Conference The eagerly awaited LINK’18 student-led interdisciplinary conference is finally here! Please join us tomorrow: Date: Thursday, 26 July 2018 Venue: The Great Hall Time: 9am – 4pm  This year we are honoured to …

[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 …