The Weekly Round Up



The Weekly Round Up provides you with another opportunity to read of the posts that the Doctoral School have posted this week!

Here you go…enjoy!

Researching on someone else’s project; its a relationship – Dr Pat Thomson

A letter to my past self before starting my fellowship – Dr Katy Peplin

One with the lot – Research Whisperer

Staying yourself: How not to lose sight of who you are after your PhD – Warwick PG Hub

PhD Thesis Writing Tips – Elisa Genie

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November’s PGPOTM Winner | Leah Warriner Wood

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Congratulations to Leah Warriner Wood, Associate Lecturer, School of History & Heritage. Please contact the Doctoral School to claim your prize!

And of course thank you to everyone else who entered the competition this month.

For your chance to win December’s competition share your photo on social media with hashtag #PGPOTM, best of luck!


The Doctoral School December Newsletter | View Online

newsletterThe latest Doctoral School Newsletter is now available to view online

In this month’s issue:

  • Nominate someone for the Postgraduate Community Development Award (Student’s Union Awards 2018)
  • A call for papers for the 2018 Postgraduate Research Showcase Conference – deadline is Friday 15 December
  • Submit a paper for E|mporium the university’s first interdisciplinary e-journal of postgraduate research
  • Important update on the PG Commons Room – a security swipe card system is now in place
  • Join us for the next Five Slides in Five Minutes event on Wednesday 7th February 2018
  • An update from Bradley Allsop, Postgraduate Research Officer, Students’ Union
  • Discover upcoming Learning and Teaching events and much more!

University Launches Armistice 100 Poetry Competition

The University of Lincoln has launched an international poetry competition commemorating next year’s centenary of Armistice Day with support of the Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, and winner of the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry, Imtiaz Dharker.

The Armistice 100 Prize for Schools Poetry Competition is open to young people aged nine to 18 years with prizes in three age categories (first place, £300; second place, £200; and third place, £100) for the best original poems on the theme of armistice. This could be about the First World War, the cessation of hostilities more generally, or a more personal interpretation.

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Students’ Union Awards 2018 | Nominations Open

“The SU Awards are a fantastic opportunity to recognise the hard work and passion shown by the University of Lincoln’s staff and students, and to give praise to those individuals and groups who actively seek to make a difference to the student experience and more broadly, whether in an academic, social, civic, or sporting context.”

Do you know a fellow postgraduate, staff member, or service team who deserves the Postgraduate Community Development award? If so, nominate them today!

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