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

Navigating your Digital Profile | #vitaehangout 20th June

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Join the next #vitaehangout on the 20th June.

As part of their current focus-on theme of ‘navigating the research environment’, the next #vitaehangout ‘navigating your digital profile’ will take place at 10.00am on Tuesday 20th June.

In this #vitaehangout you will be able to learn more about what a digital identity is, the benefits of using your personal brand, and how to effectively use online platforms to promote your research, as well as the opportunity to shape the discussion by submitting your own questions.

Vitae panellists will join a moderator to take and discuss the audience questions and give expert advice and tips based on their own success.

Follow this link to find out more and to access the hangout: http://lncn.eu/hkqv

Nominations for Outstanding Research Supervisor of the Year Open

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Nominations for THE Outstanding Research Supervisor of the Year Award NOW OPEN!

The UK Council for Graduate Education (UKCGE) are proud to continue their sponsorship of the Outstanding Research Supervisor of the Year award category at the Times Higher Education Awards 2017.

This award will again be given to the individual who has created the most supportive, stimulating and inspirational research environment for doctoral students.

Entries will be accepted from institutions, supervisors themselves or their students or colleagues, but in all cases the institution must support the submission and student testimonies must be included in the supplementary documentation.

Continue reading “Nominations for Outstanding Research Supervisor of the Year Open”

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