Weekly Round Up



Missed our posts this week, don’t worry The Weekly Round Up is here and provides you with another opportunity to read them all again.

Here you go…enjoy!

Using Diagrams as Research aides – Thesis Whisperer

The Journal paper that almost ended my career before it started – The Research Whisperer

How to prepare for a future job search – Dr Jennifer Polk

Still in love after all this time – PhDLife @ Warwick

 Resumes and Curriculum Vitae – PhD Student

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Images of Research 2017 – Vote for the People’s Choice Award

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This is your opportunity to choose the image that best showcases the Images of Research competition from all the entries we have received.

Please review the accompanying abstracts before casting your vote.

All entries and abstracts can be found under the People’s Choice entries page


The People’s Choice vote will end on FRIDAY 31st March 2017 at 5pm!


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Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES) 2017


The Postgraduate Research Survey (PRES) is a national survey of postgraduate research students’ satisfaction with their learning and supervision experience whilst at University, as well as the wider support they have received, and the environment of the University.

This survey gives you the chance to have your say about the quality of your supervision; the resources relating to your course; and the research community amongst other things.  It will also ask you about your motivations for studying, and your professional development.

As a postgraduate research student, completing this short survey will provide helpful feedback to the University of Lincoln, which will be used to help to improve its provision for postgraduate research students for years to come. You also have the option to be entered into a prize draw to win a £100 or one of two £50 prizes.

The survey will run from week commencing the 20th March 2017. An invitation email will be sent providing a link to complete your survey and have your say!

5 Slides in 5 Minutes: Call for Presenters

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 Wednesday 7th June, 2017, 16:00 to 18:00 pm
Location: Library – Room UL110

Five Slides in 5 Minutes gives you the opportunity to present your research in an innovative way. You will have just 5 minutes and 5 slides to deliver your presentation to a lay audience which will be followed by a question and answer session.

This is an informal environment in which you can practice your presentation skills, fine tune your presentation for a future conference and also gain constructive feedback.

If you are interested in presenting at 5 Slides please follow the registration link, if you would like to be part of the audience you can also register here: http://lncn.eu/ey48 

For further information email: graduateschool@lincoln.ac.uk

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Design the new Finance Guide 2017/18 Front Cover

Finance Booklet Competition 2017

Enter the student competition to design the front cover for the new finance guide 2017/2018.

The Finance Department is asking for students to submit their creative ideas for a new front cover for the Finance Guide. The winning design will feature on the foldout A5 booklet.

The Finance Guide is a crucial document, containing all the information students need to know concerning the payment of fees whilst at university. The guide includes information about self-paid tuition fees, sponsorships, outstanding debts, student loans and accommodation. It also includes FAQ and contact details for all departments involved with student finances.

The artwork will need to reflect both the University of Lincoln and the Finance Department.

The competition is open to all students of the University of Lincoln and entrants can utilise all styles and media, including illustration, photography, and typography and computer graphics. Please submit your final design in a .JPEG format.

The deadline for all entries is Friday 30th June 2017.

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