Newton Bhabha PhD Placements Programme | Study in India

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The British Council provides funding for eligible UK PhD students to spend 2 – 4 months in India Studies, and covers the costs of flights, insurance and visas.

The programme aims to:

•Develop individual capacity through international training and development opportunities
•Increase the number of highly trained researchers in the UK and India with international experience, able to contribute to the absorptive capacity for research and innovation and thus bring about economic and social benefits
•Build cultural understanding, and foster long-term sustainable research collaborations
•Develop international joint training pathways
•Increase awareness of the research strengths of the UK and India

Eligibility

In the UK, the scheme is open only for UK scholars pursuing their PhD at a UK higher education institution.

Please apply by Thursday 21st August

For further information visit https://www.britishcouncil.in/newton-bhabha-phd-placements-programme or email Purti Kohli, British Council India, at Purti.Kohli@britishcouncil.org

Graduate School Newsletter | June

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In this month’s issue; find out how to submit an abstract for the East Midlands Doctoral Network Conference 2017, we have two funded places available for the 10th Annual Cumberland Lodge Conference, read Lora Altahrawi’s ‘Images of Research Experience’, Rachel Williams wins the Postgraduate Research Award 2017, find out about upcoming research conferences and more.

Click here to view the newsletter: http://lncn.eu/nx78

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EMDoc PGR Conference: Global Perspectives | Call for Abstracts

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Call for abstracts now open for the 2017 East Midlands Doctoral Network Postgraduate Research Conference: Global Perspectives.

Applicants from all East Midlands Universities can apply directly via the conference website using this submission form. Applications will be automatically directed to the student’s home institution after the deadline has passed. Each institution will shortlist the applications and submit a maximum of 4 applicants for oral presentations, 4 candidates for 3 Minute Thesis and 8 applicants for poster presentations to the University of Nottingham.

The deadline for abstract submission is Monday 19th June.

You can review the EMDoc abstract submission guidance document by clicking here.

The University of Nottingham will assess all received applications and notify successful applicants of their acceptance. Accepted applicants will then be asked to complete and return a confirmation of acceptance agreement. They will automatically be registered as delegates at the conference on acceptance of this agreement. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified by 10 July.

Key Dates

  • Call for abstracts opens – Monday 15 May
  • Oral presentation abstract/poster overview submission deadline (for oral presentations and poster presentations) – Monday 19 June
  • Successful applicants notified week commencing Monday 3 July (presenters will be automatically registered to attend the conference)
  • Conference booking open Monday 10 July
  • Conference booking closes Monday 4 September 

 

Further Conference Information
Please visit the University of Nottingham website: http://lncn.eu/cmn9

EMDoc PGR Conference: Global Perspectives | Call for Abstracts

University of Nottingham Conference Building

Call for abstracts now open for the 2017 East Midlands Doctoral Network Postgraduate Research Conference: Global Perspectives.

Applicants from all East Midlands Universities can apply directly via the conference website using this submission form. Applications will be automatically directed to the student’s home institution after the deadline has passed. Each institution will shortlist the applications and submit a maximum of 4 applicants for oral presentations, 4 candidates for 3 Minute Thesis and 8 applicants for poster presentations to the University of Nottingham.

The deadline for abstract submission is Monday 19th June.

You can review the EMDoc abstract submission guidance document by clicking here.

The University of Nottingham will assess all received applications and notify successful applicants of their acceptance. Accepted applicants will then be asked to complete and return a confirmation of acceptance agreement. They will automatically be registered as delegates at the conference on acceptance of this agreement. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified by 10 July.

Key Dates

  • Call for abstracts opens – Monday 15 May
  • Oral presentation abstract/poster overview submission deadline (for oral presentations and poster presentations) – Monday 19 June
  • Successful applicants notified week commencing Monday 3 July (presenters will be automatically registered to attend the conference)
  • Conference booking open Monday 10 July
  • Conference booking closes Monday 4 September 

 

Further Information
Please visit the University of Nottingham website: http://lncn.eu/cmn9

EMDoc PGR Conference: Global Perspectives | Call for Abstracts

University of Nottingham Conference Building

Call for abstracts now open for the 2017 East Midlands Doctoral Network Postgraduate Research Conference: Global Perspectives.

Applicants from all East Midlands Universities can apply directly via the conference website using this submission form. Applications will be automatically directed to the student’s home institution after the deadline has passed. Each institution will shortlist the applications and submit a maximum of 4 applicants for oral presentations, 4 candidates for 3 Minute Thesis and 8 applicants for poster presentations to the University of Nottingham.

The deadline for abstract submission is Monday 19th June.

You can review the EMDoc abstract submission guidance document by clicking here.

The University of Nottingham will assess all received applications and notify successful applicants of their acceptance. Accepted applicants will then be asked to complete and return a confirmation of acceptance agreement. They will automatically be registered as delegates at the conference on acceptance of this agreement. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified by 10 July.

Key Dates

  • Call for abstracts opens – Monday 15 May
  • Oral presentation abstract/poster overview submission deadline (for oral presentations and poster presentations) – Monday 19 June
  • Successful applicants notified week commencing Monday 3 July (presenters will be automatically registered to attend the conference)
  • Conference booking open Monday 10 July
  • Conference booking closes Monday 4 September 

 

Further Conference Information
Please visit the University of Nottingham website: http://lncn.eu/cmn9

Postgraduate End of Year Social at The Swan SU | 16th May

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Join Bradley Allsop at the Swan SU Pub between 19:00-22:00 to celebrate the end of the academic year in good company :)

Bradley Allsop, Postgraduate Student Officer, Students’ Union, is hosting an end of the academic year postgraduate social at the Swan SU next week on 16th May.

“Come along and meet some fellow postgraduate students, and me, your postgraduate officer! Please INVITE people and SHARE this event.”

For further details please check the Facebook event page: http://lncn.eu/ruv8

PhD Working Conditions Survey | Student’s Union

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Bradley Allsop, Postgraduate Student Officer, Students’ Union, is conducting a short survey aimed at PhD students to gather opinions about working conditions and support. Please see below for further information:

“This survey has been put together by the Students’ Union to gather the opinions about working conditions, support, and pay from students who also work in an academic role. The data from this survey will be used to inform where our focus needs to be in helping students who teach; no information shared will be directly linked to an individual survey respondent. Thank you for taking the time to fill this survey in.”

Please click here to access the survey: lincolnsu.com/survey/phdworking

Note: The survey is open until midnight on Sunday 7th May 2017.

April’s PGPOTM Winner 2017 | Paul Stainton

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Congratulations to Paul Stainton, School of Pharmacy, PG Picture Of The Month Competition Winner April 2017!

Please contact the The Graduate School – University of Lincoln (UK) to claim your prize. And of course thank you to everyone else who entered the competition

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

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