The Graduate School supports postgraduate lead groups provide students with the opportunity to discuss their research, engage in current areas of academic interest and gain a fresh perspective on their work from other group members.
All of the doctoral research groups are made up of postgraduate students from a variety of disciplines and welcome new members.
The WIA Research Group is a community of postgraduate students with an interest in the issues and opportunities surrounding women in academia. Through monthly meetings and workshops WIA provides a network of support and a platform to discuss a range of topics including: Gender and the doctoral study experience, challenges in pursuing research and academic careers, and writing from a gender studies perspective.
For further information visit www.wiapg.co.uk
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The Marx Research Seminar (MRS) compromises a seminar series and reading group which aims to develop and promote the scholarly consideration of Marxism in the humanities and related disciplines. The Marx Research Seminar hosts visiting academic speakers with expertise in Marxist philosophy, cultural studies, political economy and social science
The ‘Capital Reading Group’ meets once a month to discuss sections from Marx’s Capital (1867). There is no need for extensive preparation as texts are provided and read aloud by volunteers in the seminar. They also host seminars open for all to attend.
For further information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Clinical Animal Behaviour (CAB) is a collection of PGR students from a range of disciplines including veterinary science, animal cognition, comparative psychology, forensic psychology and CAB who meet monthly to discuss and review research publication and recent development in clinical animal behaviour. The group covers topics such as behavioural and welfare problems, human-animal interactions, and veterinary behavioural medicine.
For further information visit: www.clinicalanimalbehaviour.com
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Interested in setting up a new group?
The graduate school is looking to support new research groups that will produce measurable outputs and serve as communities for interdisciplinary exchange and debate.
We can offer you:
- Administrative support
Research Group Requirements:
- A minimum of six members, at least four of who undertaking postgraduate study
- Membership must consist of postgraduate students from at least three different disciplines
- The group must meet on a regular basis
As mentioned above the group must meet regularly and conduct any (or all) of the following:
- Engage in interdisciplinary research in the form of debates and discussions
- Share and discuss readings of texts or practice-led research
- Undertake new research projects as a group and present and discuss works in progress