[Final Call] 3 Minute Thesis Competition

This post is contributed by Dr Lee Jiin Woei, Research Training Development Manager. The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) will hold its 2017 Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®) on Tuesday 12 September 2017 in the Great Hall. If you are interested or contemplating about being a competitor for the 3MT®, please register at the …

Graduate School Bulletin, August 2017

Issue 02/17 (02) This bulletin provides monthly updates on upcoming events and activities by the Graduate School. Researcher Development Programme (RDP) Upcoming RDP courses are listed below: Date Time Course 2 August 2017 10am – 3pm Presentation Skills 4 August 2017 10am – 1pm Further Presentation Skills Please register your attendance at http://moodle.nottingham.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=11606. Three Minute Thesis …

Researcher Boot Camp

The Graduate School, in collaboration with the faculties, recently held its inaugural summer boot camp for all researchers on campus. The boot camp was especially targeted at early career researchers which included postgraduate research students. Programme recaps The topics covered were highlighted by researchers as areas they would like more advice and practice-sharing opportunities. Industrial …

[Call for Participation] 3 Minute Thesis Competition

This post is contributed by Dr Lee Jiin Woei, Research Training Development Manager. An 80,000 word PhD thesis would take 9 hours to present. Their time limit… 3 minutes.  The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) will hold its 2017 Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®) on 12 September 2017 at the Great Hall. First developed by …

Graduate School Hari Raya Celebration

Celebrating Hari Raya 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. In conjunction with the biggest festival celebrated by Muslims worldwide, we recently had our annual Hari Raya celebration on 14 July 2017. The occasion saw …

Graduate School Bulletin, July 2017

Issue 01/17 (01)  We are pleased to introduce the new Graduate School Bulletin. This bulletin provides monthly updates on upcoming events and activities by the Graduate School. Researcher Development Programme (RDP) Upcoming RDP courses are listed below: Date Time Course 26 July 2017 10am – 12.30pm Word Essentials for Researchers – Advanced 28 July 2017 …

[Call for Abstracts] UNMC LINK ’17 PG Conference

Student-led Interdisciplinary Research Conference The inaugural UNMC LINK ’17 is a research conference by postgraduate students, for postgraduate students. The goal of this conference is to empower postgraduate students to share and celebrate their research in a positive, constructive and collaborative space while facilitating the development of interdisciplinary connections and networks. This conference will be …

[Invitation] Researcher Boot Camp

The Graduate School, in collaboration with the faculties, is pleased to invite all researchers on campus to attend its inaugural summer boot camp. All postgraduate research students are welcome to attend. This boot camp covers topics that have been highlighted by researchers as areas where they would like more advice and practice-sharing opportunities. It is …

Summer Course: Publishing in High Quality Journals

Most of you would have probably heard of the phrase “publish or perish”. This phrase reflects the importance of academic publishing. It is generally known that publishing in academia is important, but what about publishing during your PhD studies? Publishing is important if you want to remain in academia after your PhD. It does not …

Summer Course: Preparing for the Viva

Handing in a PhD thesis is a tremendous achievement, but it is not the end of the journey for doctoral students. The next step is to prepare for an intellectually-gruelling hurdle: a viva. This oral examination is where you will defend your thesis. To put it simply, you should think of it as a verbal …