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LinkedIn Learning: learn about statistics and speed reading from your sofa!

Posted on 13 November 2018 by doctoral-academy-blog

LinkedIn Learning is an online platform that offers a variety of courses to help you develop your business, creative and technological skills.  As part of our mission to make skills development more convenient and accessible to postgraduate researchers throughout their degree, we are trialing the platform over the next year.  All students prior to the writing-up
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Does everyone have a say in heritage? – Observations from the 2018 Association of Critical Heritage Studies Biennale Conference

Posted on 30 October 2018 by doctoral-academy-blog

By Lui Tam, Welsh School of Architecture It is becoming evident that heritage is being studied by scholars from almost the entire spectrum of academic disciplines. Moreover, not only is heritage discussed among professionals but it also increasingly appears in everyday discussions. Critical Heritage Studies (CHS) is a research approach formed in such a context
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Your place in your Union: supporting PGRs through the SU

Posted on 23 October 2018 by doctoral-academy-blog

Guest post by Jake Smith, Vice President Postgraduate Students @PostgradCSU It’s fair to say the experience of studying as a postgraduate researcher is very different to that of most other students. Gone are the days of exams, 2,000 word essays and having a couple of lectures a day with the 150 other students on your
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British film has a golden opportunity in Chinese video on demand

Posted on 15 October 2018 by doctoral-academy-blog

Home theatre. BPTU/Shutterstock China has the highest number of video on demand users in the world. Here, Hiu Man Chan (School of Journalism, Media and Culture) tells us why exporting British content is not only great for the economy, but also an important form of modern cultural diplomacy… Video on demand (VOD) services are big
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