Supporting career development of early career researchers

This post is contributed by Dr Tissa Chandesa, Research Training Development Manager at the Graduate School.  University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM) prides itself in nurturing and supporting researchers that deliver research that transform lives and shapes the future. As such, UNM Graduate School collaborates with senior academic members of staff to deliver a number of …

C0VID-19: Graduate School updates (17 August 2020)

Ref. UNM/GS/C0VID-19/34/17/08/20 This is part 34 of a series of updates which provides latest news and information from the Graduate School amidst the ongoing C0VID-19 pandemic. Don’t forget you can get in touch with us via Facebook and Graduate School Blog or by email at graduateschool@nottingham.edu.my. The University is regularly updating advice and general FAQs on C0VID-19 on its …

Welcoming our new postgraduate research students

Another virtual Postgraduate Induction Our third virtual postgraduate induction for new postgraduate research students was held on Friday 7 August 2020. We continued to run a series of induction sessions to assist newcomers to settle in swiftly and smoothly amidst the ongoing C0VID-19 pandemic. The first of the series was held on Monday 30 March …

C0VID-19: Graduate School updates (10 August 2020)

Ref. UNM/GS/C0VID-19/33/10/08/20 This is part 33 of a series of updates which provides latest news and information from the Graduate School amidst the ongoing C0VID-19 pandemic. Don’t forget you can get in touch with us via Facebook and Graduate School Blog or by email at graduateschool@nottingham.edu.my. The University is regularly updating advice and general FAQs on C0VID-19 on its …

A conversation with our postgraduate research students

Our drive to empowering postgraduate journey and research ambition of our postgraduate research students   The needs of the postgraduate research community are at the heart of what we do at the Graduate School. Our network of specialist staff delivers exclusive training and development programmes for postgraduate research students to excel in their field and become …

C0VID-19: Update for early career researchers (7 August 2020)

Ref. UNM/GS-ECR/C0VID-19/10/07/08/20 Author: Dr Tissa Chandesa, Research Training Development Manager at the Graduate School This is our monthly updates to our early career researcher (ECR) community which provides latest news and information from the Graduate School. Don’t forget you can get in touch with us via Facebook or by email at rad@nottingham.edu.my. Upcoming training courses We at the …

Contemporary issues in supervising research students

This post is contributed by Dr Tissa Chandesa, Research Training Development Manager at the Graduate School.  Supervising research students is a process that can be both immensely rewarding and challenging, at times. The expectations and approaches of the student and the supervisor, or supervisory team as well as various external influences and requirements all impact …

C0VID-19: Graduate School updates (3 August 2020)

Ref. UNM/GS/C0VID-19/32/03/08/20 This is part 32 of a series of updates which provides latest news and information from the Graduate School in light of the movement control order nationwide and campus closure. Don’t forget you can get in touch with us via Facebook and Graduate School Blog or by email at graduateschool@nottingham.edu.my. The University is regularly updating advice and …

Graduate School Bulletin, August 2020

Issue 05/20 (25) This bulletin provides monthly updates on upcoming events and activities by the Graduate School. Training courses & workshops Researcher Development Programme (RDP) We are offering the following RDP courses in August 2020 via Microsoft Teams. Date Time Course Monday 10 August 2020 10am – 12noon Presentation Skills – Theory Tuesday 11 August 2020 …

Managing research students’ progression

This post is contributed by Dr Tissa Chandesa, Research Training Development Manager at the Graduate School. At the University of Nottingham, all research students follow a series of monitoring and assessment and throughout their period of supervised study to ensure acceptable performance. The university requirements (i.e. Supervision reporting, Annual Review) are common to all research …