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An exciting year ahead for the Doctoral Academy

Posted on 12 September 2023 by doctoral-academy-blog

Over the past few months, the Doctoral Academy has been busy planning its programme of learning and development activities for the coming academic year. You are now able to view […]


Residential Writers’ Retreats are back. Why should you join one?

Posted on 20 June 2023 by doctoral-academy-blog

Do you struggle to find the time and motivation to get going with your writing? It can be difficult to find the right time and environment in which to write […]


Mae Enciliadau Awduron Preswyl yn ôl o’r diwedd! Pam ddylech chi ymuno?

Posted on 20 June 2023 by doctoral-academy-blog

Ydych chi'n cael trafferth dod o hyd i'r amser a'r cymhelliant i fynd ati i ysgrifennu? Gall fod yn anodd dod o hyd i'r amser a'r amgylchedd cywir i ysgrifennu'n […]

DevelopmentPublic Engagement

Knowledge exchange and impact development programme – why should you get involved?

Posted on 30 May 2023 by doctoral-academy-blog

Considering how you engage society in your research has become increasingly important in academia. In this blog, second year PhD student, Darius Klibavicius explains how Cardiff’s Knowledge Exchange and Impact […]


Rhaglen Datblygu Cyfnewid Gwybodaeth ac Effaith – pam mynd i’r digwyddiad?

Posted on 30 May 2023 by doctoral-academy-blog

Mae ystyried sut rydych chi'n cynnwys cymdeithas yn eich ymchwil wedi dod yn fwyfwy pwysig yn y byd academaidd. Yn y blog hwn, mae myfyriwr PhD yn ei ail flwyddyn, […]

Exciting new ideas and opportunities for our postgraduate research community

Posted on 24 May 2023 by doctoral-academy-blog

Here at the Doctoral Academy we’re delighted to have appointed Dr James Farror as our new Head of Development and Experience. In this post, James shares his thoughts and ideas […]

Syniadau a chyfleoedd newydd cyffrous ar gyfer ein cymuned ymchwil ôl-raddedig

Posted on 24 May 2023 by doctoral-academy-blog

Yma yn yr Academi Ddoethurol rydym yn falch iawn o fod wedi penodi Dr James Farror yn Bennaeth newydd ar faterion Datblygu a Phrofiad. Yma, mae James yn rhannu ei […]

PhD fieldwork in Japan: two lessons I learnt

Posted on 11 January 2023 by doctoral-academy-blog

Undertaking fieldwork overseas can be one of the most exciting and eye-opening parts of a PhD. Here, postgraduate research student Lauren Constance from School of Modern Languages shares her experience […]

10 self-care tips for the PhD

Posted on 14 December 2022 by doctoral-academy-blog

In this blog Kaisa Pankakoski, a postgraduate research student at the School of Welsh, shares her tips for looking after yourself during the PhD. We are likely to experience several […]

Liz Truss is now the UK’s shortest-serving prime minister – how does she stack up against George Canning, who previously held the record?

Posted on 1 November 2022 by doctoral-academy-blog

Rachel Bynoth, School of English, Communication and Philosophy Liz Truss announced her resignation on October 20 2022, 44 days after taking office. The departure makes her the UK’s shortest-serving prime […]