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PGR Events and Workshops

As a member of the faculty you are a member of CADRE and you have access to all of the seminars being run across the faculty. To view the full range of events see the CADRE calendar. The Faculty recommends attendance at the Introduction to Arts Doctoral Research which takes place in the Autumn term for all Year 1 PGR Arts students. Students who are further on in their studies may wish to attend the more advanced sessions on offer. In particular, attendance at the six week Transition from Arts Doctoral Research programme is recommended for students in their penultimate and final year of study.

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Arts Faculty PGR Welcome and Induction

Open to first year PhD students in the Faculty of Arts. This is a chance for new PhD students to meet each other (virtually!) and members of staff in an informal environment and to find out more about what support is available throughout the Faculty.

Wednesday 7th October 2020

11am – 12.30pm

Online live event via Teams

PhD Survival Guide

Aimed at PGR students in their first term of study. This session, led by Prof. Jenny Burns (Director of CADRE), will include discussion on how to build an effective working relationship with your supervisor. You will also be encouraged to consider key milestones for your year one research and have the chance to share some effective working practices with your peers.

Wednesday 21st October 2020

11am – 1pm

Online live event via Teams

Locating your Sources: Libraries, Archives and Reference Management

Aimed at PGR students in their first term of study. During this session you will hear from academic support librarians, archivists and academics about their experiences of accessing and using source material. You will also have the opportunity to watch a demonstration of several different types of reference management tools, and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Wednesday 4th November 2020

11am – 1pm.

Online live event via Teams

Developing a Critical Voice through Academic Writing and Critical Reading

Aimed at PGR students in their first term of study, but suitable for any student wishing to develop their critical voice. During this session you will reflect on your own critical thinking. Learn some techniques to improve the way you interact with literature on your topic, and consider a range of academic writing tools.

Wednesday 18th November 2020

11am – 1pm.

Online live event via Teams

Your Research in the Digital World

Suitable for students in their first or second year. This session will cover social media, databases (bibliographic and otherwise), technology to assist in data visualisation, and ideas about how to communicate your research.

Wednesday 2nd December 2020

11am – 1pm

Online live event via Teams

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