Tag: PhD

Research week round-up

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Did you miss our Research Careers Week? We’ve recently hosted our annual research themed week, focusing on both careers in research and further study options. In addition to hosting a range of events and workshops throughout the week, we also put out some themed tweets & blogs, not to mention the 2019 UROP Showcase. Here’s …

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Life before a PhD – Returning to Education after working

Banner for this interview regarding life before taking a PhD

We caught up recently with one of our help desk team here at campus Jobs – Chris Bartley who is a current PhD student in Henley Business School. Prior to coming to Reading for his PhD Chris completed an Undergraduate, Masters degree and has also held various roles with HSBC and British Airways. So Chris…Tell …

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Think Postgrad: postgraduate studentships PhD funding fair

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                  Think Postgrad are hosting their annual Postgraduate Studentships PhD Funding Fair on Monday 2nd December in Central London.  In their own words… “This event is your opportunity to meet and talk with representatives from some of the top UK Universities, and find out about available PhD …

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6 Ted Talks to get you talking about research

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1. The case for curiosity-driven research – Suzie Sheehy 2. Advice to a young scientist – E. O. Wilson 3. The upside of data – Jessica Donohue 4. The future of reading. It’s fast – Stephen Lawrence  5. Things about a PhD nobody told you about – Laura Valadez-Martinez  6. Six Reasons Why Research is Cool – Quique Bassat

Researchers campus buildings are named after

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If we were to say Edith Morley to you, your mind might immediately jump to getting lost in a maze of corridors. Just as the mere mention of JJ Thomson, Hopkins and Harry Nursten might trigger memories of wondering around in first year, lost on campus, trying to find the right building. Few University of …

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