SHAPE Pre-Accelerator Programme – supporting researchers from the Social Sciences, Humanities and the Arts explore routes to generating sustainable impact

The SHAPE Pre-Accelerator is a pilot online programme that supports researchers from the Social Sciences, Humanities and the Arts explore routes to generating sustainable impact at scale. Participants from six UK Universities will come together to identify new audiences who could benefit from their research and explore financially sustainable models for generating impact. Offline, participants … Continue reading SHAPE Pre-Accelerator Programme – supporting researchers from the Social Sciences, Humanities and the Arts explore routes to generating sustainable impact

ESW Innovation Event (16 February) – Experiences and opportunities for innovation in the social sciences

This 2 hour session presented by the School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sussex sets out to provide a space for sharing experiences, challenges and ideas around developing innovation in the social sciences. Academics often see entrepreneurship and commercialisation of academic activities through developing for external audiences as being more closely … Continue reading ESW Innovation Event (16 February) – Experiences and opportunities for innovation in the social sciences

Call for applications for 2023 British Library PhD Placement Scheme

Opportunity for PhD students Current PhD students are invited to apply to the British Library PhD Placement Scheme. Placement projects are offered from a variety of areas across the Library for 3 months or part-time equivalent, to be undertaken from June 2023 onwards. Many of the projects are suitable for partial or full remote working. … Continue reading Call for applications for 2023 British Library PhD Placement Scheme

Applications for the 2023 BFWG Academic Doctoral Awards are now open!

The competition for the British Federation of Women Graduates (BFWG) annual academic awards is now open!   One of BFWG’s main aims is to support women studying in higher education, to advance their work and create opportunities for career development. The British Federation of Women Graduates academic awards are for women who will be in, … Continue reading Applications for the 2023 BFWG Academic Doctoral Awards are now open!

WHAT DO WE MEAN BY ‘NEW NORMAL’? CHASE Encounters Conference 2022 (8 & 9 December)

A two-day online academic conference with free training and wellbeing classes for students, researchers and interested professionals This two-day conference will host leading, interdisciplinary researchers from across the arts and social sciences, from Classics to contemporary ethnographic research. Free for all to attend, this conference includes professional training from sought-after CHASE* providers, which covers: Developing … Continue reading WHAT DO WE MEAN BY ‘NEW NORMAL’? CHASE Encounters Conference 2022 (8 & 9 December)

Call for Participants in Research Study: The Lifelong Researcher – Supporting Doctoral Students’ Development of Digital Literacies

Digital skills are a fundamental part of historical research in the twenty-first century: historians produce, consume, and interact with all manner of information in online environments. Dr Hope Williard, is a fellow researcher on the AHRC-RLUK Professional Practice Fellowship Scheme, and is underataking a research project, ‘The Lifelong Researcher: Supporting Doctoral Students’ Development of Digital … Continue reading Call for Participants in Research Study: The Lifelong Researcher – Supporting Doctoral Students’ Development of Digital Literacies

Careers and Entrepreneurship Ideas Lab Programme 2022 – 8x week series of workshops

Have a passion, side-hustle or hobby you'd like to explore further? An idea you want to turn into your own business? Or perhaps you want to develop your Entrepreneurial skillset? Whatever the reason, come along and join the Careers and Entrepreneurship Team as part of their Ideas Lab programme 2022 running throughout this autumn term! … Continue reading Careers and Entrepreneurship Ideas Lab Programme 2022 – 8x week series of workshops

‘Democratise Your Impact: A Taster Workshop in Participatory Research’ – a day-long seminar on 29 November

Researchers will have the opportunity to learn more about partnerships with non-academic groups at ‘Democratise Your Impact: A Taster Workshop in Participatory Research,’ a day-long seminar on 29 November, presented by the Institute of Development Studies.   Participatory research integrates scientific investigation with education and political action, in which researchers work with members of a … Continue reading ‘Democratise Your Impact: A Taster Workshop in Participatory Research’ – a day-long seminar on 29 November

Unleash Your PhD – free 5-day online event for PGRs

As researchers, we are producing cutting-edge knowledge. But it’s often all trapped in academic journals and conference proceedings.  Why would you want your voice to be locked up in an online archive when it could be having an impact in the real world? As a researcher, you produce knowledge and solve problems. You want to … Continue reading Unleash Your PhD – free 5-day online event for PGRs

Studying for a doctorate in Chinese studies? Up to three major bursaries now available for UK home students

The Universities’ China Committee in London is offering 4th year bursarships for Home Status PhDs who have been studying, or undertaking research on, China-related topics; this to enable writing up or the completion of studies in the period from September 2023. These competitive awards will provide up to £10,000 (major) and £3,000 (lesser) bursaries, each … Continue reading Studying for a doctorate in Chinese studies? Up to three major bursaries now available for UK home students