Call for nominations: UNM Best Supervisor Award 2020

Overview This award recognises exceptional performance and conduct in doctoral supervision. This year, the Graduate School is giving three Best Supervisor awards of RM750 each in prize money to be spent on research activities and personal development. Eligibility This award is open to all academic and research staff who can demonstrate sustained activity and interest …

A postgraduate toss to a prosperous new year

Ready to ring in the Year of the Rat? It seems like it for our postgraduates as we hosted them to an early Chinese New Year luncheon on Wednesday 15 January 2020. Chinese New Year comes a little too early this year so it feels like huh, we just celebrated Christmas and New Year, like …

Call for nominations: Postgraduate Awards 2020

Now open The nomination call for our annual Postgraduate Awards in now open. The awards recognise accomplishments in research, publications, conferences and contributions to the postgraduate community. Each award has a value of RM750. Nomination is done through Head of School (HOS)/Head of Department (HOD) and each school/department can only nominate one student. Postgraduate research …

Greeting 2020

Greetings from your Graduate School   We are now at the threshold of a new year and I would like to start off by sharing a great piece of news. Our academics have successfully secured the Newton-Ungku Omar Fund (NUOF). The details will be released in due course. Many congratulations! Support for early career researchers Last …

Graduate School Newsletter, January 2020

Nucleus Issue 01/20 (37) 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. Highlights Images of postgraduate experience First started in 2014, our annual photography competition challenges postgraduate students to capture people’s interest and enthuse them about their postgraduate experience …

Call for participation: U21/PwC Innovation Challenge 2019/20

*Updated with additional information Universitas 21 (U21) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) have come together to offer exclusive professional development opportunities for U21’s graduate students through the Innovation Challenge competition. Aims The competition aims to help postgraduate students: develop their academic, critical thinking, presentation, and research communication skills support them to distill and effectively explain their research …

A recap of the Images of Postgraduate Experience photography competition

This post is written by Dr Tissa Chandesa, Research Training Development Manager. This year’s Images of Postgraduate Experience photography competition was launched during our annual postgraduate welcome programme on Monday 30 September 2019. The theme was “Endgame” where postgraduate students were asked to answer the following question: “What is your ultimate goal out of this …

A window into the wider world

This post is contributed by Kumbirai Ivyne Mateva, winner of the 2019 Images of Postgraduate Experience photography competition and 3rd year PhD student at the School of Biosciences.   The desire to communicate has always been one of the most fundamental and highly critical goals of mankind. Not just to communicate but to express oneself with …

See the world through different lenses

This post is contributed by Mak Yin Ying, runner up of the 2019 Images of Postgraduate Experience photography competition and 2nd year PhD student at the Department of Biomedical Sciences.   A massive thanks to Graduate School for organising the competition and also to the esteemed judges for looking up to my humble entry and appreciated …

Teh Tarik Session 6/2019

A sharing session The sixth and final instalment of our Teh Tarik session this year was held on Tuesday 10 December 2019. The session featured a presentation by Wong Zheng Wei, a PhD student at the School of Pharmacy, on his research attachment in a world-leading laboratory within the Department of Material Science and Engineering …