Following the email earlier in the week stating that fieldwork has been suspended, we can provide the following update: Specific approvals are needed for a limited amount of essential field work. All fieldwork activities, including face-to-face data collection, will ordinarily have a risk assessment and guidance (or standard operating procedure) produced prior to them being … Continue reading Covid 19: Update for fieldwork guidance
In collaboration with The PhD Survival Project, we recently held an online discussion on “How to Survive Public Engagement and Research Communication”. The session was hosted by our very own Jamie Khoo (PGR Liaison Officer), with contributions from a range speakers – including 3 Minute Thesis and PhD Spotlight competition winners, Falling Walls finalists and people who have gained … Continue reading Top Tips for Successful Public Engagement!
Recognising that people are working at home, the RET Team have added extra iterations of the ‘Preparing for your Viva’ course at different times of day to enable people to take advantage. The 90 minute course will run online (zoom or Google Hangouts) and be supplemented with resources which will be sent two working days in … Continue reading Preparing your Viva – new online session
The RET Team are moving all training for summer term online (via Zoom, Google Hangouts and through webinars). Resources and slides will be housed in our new RET VLE and made accessible to participants in advance coupled with an online session/discussion at the time scheduled. This will be recorded where possible. If we are unable … Continue reading RETT Professional Development and Training for PGRs
Thanks to all those who have submitted applications for 3MT 2020! Applications are now closed. We’ve had a fantastic response and are now shortlisting for the video auditions. Applicants will be notified about the shortlisting results at the end of next week.
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Vitae (in partnership with UKRIO) have been commissioned by Research England, on behalf of UKRI to undertake a research integrity landscape study considering the effects of incentives in the research system on researcher behaviour in the context of research integrity. The study involves a large-scale survey, which is currently running until Wednesday 6 November. We … Continue reading Research Integrity Survey