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Les Back: Scholarly Life and the University in Ruins

At the 2015 Autumn Postgraduate forum event on The Making of the Sociological Researcher, Les Back gave this thought provoking keynote. He has kindly agreed to share the text in full in addition to the podcast of his talk which can be found below. 1,796 more words

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My new favourite word

I have a new favourite word … procrastibakingThis is the act of baking in order to avoid a task which actually needs doing. 163 more words


Divas and Genital Mutilation

Where to begin? How does one condense the plight of women across the globe — and if this were written a few hundred years into the future I’m sure this would also apply to women in space camps on Mars… — into one post? 235 more words


Exam Tips for Postgraduate Students

Some programmes of study may have exams while others may not.

Exams at taught postgraduate level are an opportunity to demonstrate your insight, knowledge and mastery of your subject. 92 more words


From Town to Gown: a new postgrad's experiences

So it’s been two months since I began my new life as a postgrad here in Sheffield. I’m originally from Sheffield, so I thought I already knew a lot about the University, and what’s available for students. 534 more words

Student Blogs

Dear Scholarship Committee

Dear Scholarship Committee,

There are many reasons why I deserve a scholarship to study at this prestigious institution. I have decent grades, a nice range of extra-curriculars, and I am really good during networking cocktail parties with your donors… 1,093 more words


The 2015 MA Interaction Design show is almost here!

Save the dates for the 2015 MA Interaction Design show: 1-4 December, in the St. James Hatcham Church, New Cross, SE14 6AD. Are you ready to see the projects that MAID students have been working on? 57 more words