C0VID-19: Update for early career researchers (3 April 2020)

Ref. UNM/GS-ECR/C0VID-19/02/03/04/20 This is part 2 of our updates to our early career researcher (ECR) community which provides latest news and information from the Graduate School in light of the restricted movement order nationwide campus closure. Don’t forget you can get in touch with us via Facebook or by email at rad@nottingham.edu.my. Research and Academic Development (RAD) …

C0VID-19: Graduate School updates (2 April 2020)

Ref. UNM/GS/C0VID-19/06/02/04/20 This is part 6 of a series of updates which provides latest news and information from the Graduate School in light of the restricted movement order nationwide and campus closure. Don’t forget you can get in touch with us via Facebook or by email at graduateschool@nottingham.edu.my. The University is regularly updating advice and general FAQs on …

U21/PwC Innovation Challenge 2019/20

This post is contributed by Dr Tissa Chandesa, Research Training Development Manager. Final update 2019/20 marked the second time that University of Nottingham is taking part in the U21/PwC Innovation Challenge competition. U21/PwC Innovation Challenge is an international university competition and global opportunity to showcase researcher skills to Price Waterhouse Cooper (PwC) and its client …

A virtual Postgraduate Induction

First of its kind Postgraduate Induction – done virtually! We conducted our first virtual Postgraduate Induction on Monday 30 March 2020. Originally planned to be conducted in a face-to-face setting, the induction was re-conceived for online delivery via Microsoft Teams. Initially scheduled for Friday 27 March 2020, the induction was cancelled in view of the …

Research Visit to the United States Geological Survey National Training Center in Colorado

This post is written by Karen Thivya Lourdes, recipient of the International Research Collaboration Award (IRCA) 2020 and PhD student at the School of Environmental and Geographical Sciences.  In March 2020, I had conducted a research visit to the Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center (GECSC) at the United States Geological Survey (USGS) National Training …

C0VID-19: Graduate School updates (31 March 2020)

Ref. UNM/GS/C0VID-19/05/31/03/20 We want your opinion We would like to know how are our postgraduates doing and what we can do to better support you during this closure period. Poll #1 – With the current RMO situation, would you like to have a platform where you could open up for virtual discussion and social interaction …

Graduate School Newsletter, April 2020

Nucleus Issue 02/20 (38) Read on for all the latest news from the Graduate School. Don’t forget you can get in touch with us via Facebook or by email at graduateschool@nottingham.edu.my. Our commitment to your continuous training and research development We have been monitoring updates on C0VID-19 closely and in light of the restricted movement control order nationwide as …

C0VID-19: Information for early career researchers (27 March 2020)

Ref. UNM/GS-ECR/C0VID-19/01/27/03/20 Our commitment to your continuous research development  In the current situation with C0VID-19, we would like to reassure you that we remain dedicated as ever to deliver the highest quality training and development for our early career researcher (ECR) community. We aim to maintain a supportive culture in which our ECR community can …

C0VID-19: Graduate School updates (26 March 2020)

Ref. UNM/GS/C0VID-19/04/26/03/20 Research update for postgraduate research students (PGRs) and research staff during C0VID-19 Message from Professor Deborah Hall, Vice Provost (Research and Knowledge Exchange) We know and appreciate that this is a difficult time and that many researchers will be worried about the impact of the current situation on their research, especially given yesterday’s …

A brief glimpse of students’ engagement on online learning

This post is written by Dr Revathy Sankaran, Research and Training Assistant Manager.  Online learning Moving forward to support postgraduate students in developing their research skills amidst the Restricted Movement Order (RMO) in Malaysia, we are currently offering online learning courses to replace our previously face-to-face courses. Continuing from our first successful session that we …