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SURE you can!

With the sunshine seemingly over and autumnal nights closing in, I’ve been reflecting on development events which took place over the summer and in particular the success of the Think Ahead: Sheffield Undergraduate Research Scheme (Think Ahead: SURE).  225 more words

Career

Research IT Out and About

Research IT staff will be out and about at the start of the new academic term presenting and exhibiting at Postgraduate research welcome events across campus.  107 more words

Events

New (Academic) Year’s Resolutions - two questions for a happier new year?

I must admit that I ummed and ahhed about posting this entry. For a start, I’m still in pretty deep denial about it already being September, and the fact that the new academic year is about to begin; and, for another thing, I’ve touched on my approach to resolutions and goal-setting… 540 more words

ECR

how to stop writing your thesis

My usual thesis banter is all about how to start writing. But in order to get it submitted at some point you have to stop. 495 more words

Academic

Members of Okupa Che Beaten, Hospitalized, and Arrested

AUGUST 2 UPDATE: The Anarchist Black Cross – Mexico reports their lawyer says that the compas will be released shortly as they were not charged within the 48 hour time frame required. 1,308 more words

Mexico

part-time PhD, a weighty chapter in a bigger book.

Below, and here, are two stories of PhD study from researchers who combined work and a PhD. While both are positive accounts, there are some differences, for example, working as a practitioner in the same field as you study, or working on multiple research projects including the PhD. 1,023 more words

Career

part-time PhD: portfolio approach to an academic career

This post is from Melanie Lovatt (@melanie_lovatt), who has just completed a PhD in Sociological Studies. For a sister-post on part-time PhDs, please see here… 962 more words

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