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Images of Research 2019: A showcase of doctoral research at the highest standard

Posted on 17 December 2019 by doctoral-academy-blog

On 10 December 2019, around 150 people gathered for the Doctoral Academy’s sixth Images of Research event. Images of Research is one of our most popular annual events, and attracts a wide audience of researchers, other Cardiff University students and staff and even the general public. Earlier in the year postgraduate research students from across
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Research, STEM

Pancreatic cancer wouldn’t be so deadly if we could just diagnose it earlier

Posted on 20 November 2019 by doctoral-academy-blog

William Hill, School of Biosciences Pancreatic cancer is extremely difficult to diagnose. The current prognosis for pancreatic cancer is so poor that a UK cancer charity has warned more than 11,000 people are expected to die from the cancer by 2026, and that it will overtake breast cancer to become the fourth-biggest cancer killer. Even
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Images of Research 2019: what’s in it for you?

Posted on 30 October 2019 by doctoral-academy-blog

By Jadine Lewis, Doctoral Academy Marketing & Communications Officer If you could sum up your research in one image, what would it be? Entries are now open for postgraduate researchers (PGRs) to submit an image that encapsulates their research, and we can’t wait to see yours! On Tuesday 10 December 2019 we will be displaying
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Why you should get involved in teaching

Posted on 29 October 2019 by doctoral-academy-blog

By Dr Afia Ahmed, Doctoral Academy Officer Undertaking teaching during your doctoral studies is a great way to develop many transferrable skills such as communication, creativity, problem solving and time management to name a few. Whether or not you plan to stay in higher education after your PhD, the skills you develop through teaching will
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