Postgraduate Research Network events

logo2The Postgraduate Research Network (PGRNet) have announced a series of useful workshops and events for our research students over the next few months.

All events are FREE to attend and will include refreshments and food. Register now to secure your place at each event, as places are limited.

Thursday 15 May
Discover your Library & Blitz your Literature Review

4pm-5.30pm, Kenrick Library Training Room, City North Campus
Library & Information Services will demonstrate ways in which they can assist you during your research. In the second half of this session, learn some handy tips on tackling your literature review.
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Tuesday 27 May
Ask Paul Ivey & CultureFest
4pm-6.30pm, Millennium Point Room 388, City Centre Campus
Our Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research, Enterprise & Business Engagement Paul Ivey will be on hand to answer your questions about research at the University and his future plans. This is followed by CultureFest, an evening to learn about the diverse cultures of our postgraduate research students at the University!
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Tuesday 10 June
Doctor, doctor, where are you now? PhD alumni panel evening
6pm-8.30pm, Baker Hall, City North Campus
Hear the success stories of some of our previous PhD students, working in a range of academic and non-academic careers.
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Tuesday 24 June
Kick Your Supervisor into Shape – PGRNet football match
6pm-8.30pm, Doug Ellis Sports Centre, City North
PhD students v supervisors football match! Men and women, all ages and fitness levels welcome! We need at least 11 students and 11 staff so spread the word!
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Tuesday, 8 July
Making an Impression 
4pm-7pm, Millennium Point Room 388, City Centre Campus
This is the final PGRNet workshop of the summer and it’s not to be missed!  This session is divided into four sections, which have been designed to boost your employability. The first segment will provide information on everything you need to know about academic CVs and the interview process. Followed by Communicating Transferable Skills, this is ideal for those seeking work in industry. Then hear useful conference presentation tips. This session ends with questions and networking opportunity.
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