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CADRE updates April 2015

Welcome to the April edition of the CADRE newsletter. This special edition will focus on the ways you can get involved in the inaugural Faculty of Arts Postgraduate Research Festival taking place between 26th and 29th May 2015.

Postgraduate Arts Research Festival 26th – 29th of May 2015

200 students, 10 departments, 7 workshops, 3 conferences, 2 symposiums and 1 colloquium join together to form the inaugural Postgraduate Research Festival. Visit the website to plan your week. All departmental events are open to all PG students across the Faculty, so keep an eye on the website and book into any interesting presentations. There are lots of ways to get involved.

  • Present at your departmental event
  • Present at the interdisciplinary symposium hosted at Milburn House. A call for papers is now open, all Arts and Philosophy PhD student are strongly encouraged to submit an abstract.
  • Come along to the after party: Arts PG Showcase evening, Thursday 28th May 6pm – 8pm
  • Attend a CADRE workshop or discussion

Look out for the flyers in your department. Find out more.

Other news and opportunities

The Transmedia Exchanges of Words and Images in Contemporary Culture: From Superman to Twitter. 28th April. 12pm – 2pm (lunch provided). A0.26 Milburn. Peer development workshop presented by James Taylor. This workshop aims to provide attendees with an understanding of the range of ways that words and images interact in contemporary media, and how this is used to create meaning and spread ideas throughout culture. Participants will consider ways that words and images relate at the level of form, ways in which they differ, and explore how this shapes content and meaning. Book your place today.

Registration now open for the Warwick/Warburg Doctoral Training Programme

11-14th May 2015 at the Warburg, London. The programme 'Resources and Techniques for the Study of Renaissance and Early Modern Culture' provides specialist research training to doctoral students working on Renaissance and Early Modern subjects in a range of disciplines at universities across the UK and the rest of the world. Find out more.

Get published

Have you considered publishing in Warwick's peer-reviewed on-line journal? Exchanges welcomes submissions from PhD students. You will be supported through the review stages, so it can be a great way to understand the publication process and get some feedback. Next Deadline: 15th June 2015

English\ Italian\ French Language Buddy Luca Barbieri, who is looking for someone who would like to practise their Italian (or in fact French, in which Luca is totally fluent) in exchange for him practising his English. He is here until June 8. His email address is

University of Warwick Research Poster Competition

Win £150 cash for top poster per Faculty + £50 bonus for overall winner
Distilling your research into an A1 poster that is engaging and visually appealing can be a challenge, but is an excellent way to stretch your creativity and demonstrate the impact of your work. Further details can be found at

3 Minute Thesis

Win £500 Research Travel grant
Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition for doctoral students, originally developed by The University of Queensland. It challenges you to present a compelling oration on your thesis topic and its significance in just three minutes. 3MT develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills by challenging you to effectively explain your research in engaging, accessible language to a non-specialist audience. Further details can be found at

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