Apply for the Cumberland Lodge Scholarship Scheme 2017-2019

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The deadline for applications is Friday 31st March 2017.

Every year, Cumberland Lodge offers first and second year doctoral students studying at universities in the United Kingdom the chance to develop skills in communication, public engagement and interdisciplinary collaboration through a scholarship scheme.

About the Scholarship

This is a two-year programme for doctoral students studying at universities in the UK, designed to fit around their studies. The scholarship offers a unique opportunity for students from any discipline to develop skills in communication, public engagement, and interdisciplinary collaboration. Six scholarships are available each year. This year’s successful scholars will join the Lodge from September 2017 to September 2019.

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Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES) 2017

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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!

Postgraduate Research Experience Survey 2017

Have your say

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!

Enter the Three Minute Thesis competition 2017

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 Entries for the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition are open, enter today!
Deadline is 31st March.

What is the 3 Minute Thesis Competition?

3 Minute Thesis (3MT) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland which challenges research students to present a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance in JUST three minutes in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. The competition is held in at least 170 universities across more than 17 countries worldwide.

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Today is your last chance to submit E-mporium abstracts

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Last day to submit your paper abstract for consideration in our first issue! 

E-mporium, the University of Lincoln’s new interdisciplinary E-journal of postgraduate research, is now seeking submissions for its first issue.

As E-mporium is interdisciplinary in nature, we will be looking to showcase the best in postgraduate research and invite contributions from postgraduate students across the spectrum of disciplines at both Masters and Doctoral level. E-mporium accepts a range of paper types at submission, including, but not limited to:

• Journal/Scientific Article
• Literature Review
• Book/Film/Theatre/Exhibition/Conference Review
• Technology Review
• Perspective Piece
• Comment Paper
• Short-form Research Summary
• Conference Paper

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