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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 […]

Why should you enter Images of Research 2022?

Posted on 19 October 2022 by doctoral-academy-blog

We're really excited that Images of Research will be returning on Tuesday 13 December 2022 as a face-to-face event, for the first time in three years. This popular competition invites […]

Words of wisdom for new postgraduate research students: Part two

Posted on 13 September 2022 by doctoral-academy-blog

Are you just starting out on your PhD? It’s likely to be an exciting but also daunting time for you. Rest assured that nerves are totally normal! In this mini […]

Words of wisdom for new postgraduate research students: Part one

Posted on 7 September 2022 by doctoral-academy-blog

Are you just starting out on your PhD? It's likely to be an exciting but also daunting time for you. Rest assured that nerves are totally normal! In this mini […]

ADHD drug shows promise in treating some symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease – new research

Posted on 12 July 2022 by doctoral-academy-blog

Katie Sedgwick, School of Psychology (co-written with Eleftheria Kodosaki, Cardiff University) Noradrenergic drugs were shown to improve some brain function and feelings of apathy. Africa Studio/ Shutterstock   The search […]

Plastic pollution: European farmland could be largest global reservoir of microplastics

Posted on 24 May 2022 by doctoral-academy-blog

James Lofty, School of Engineering (co-written with Pablo Ouro, University of Manchester and Valentine Muhawenimana, Cardiff University) Plastic particles smaller than 5mm (known as microplastics) are well-documented pollutants in ocean […]

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition is back. What’s in it for you?

Posted on 26 April 2022 by doctoral-academy-blog

On 14 June 2022 we will be hosting the eighth annual Cardiff heat of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition, and we’re excited to say it will be taking place […]

“Fascinating, beautiful, inspiring”: Images of Research 2021 winners offer their thoughts on this flagship event

Posted on 12 January 2022 by doctoral-academy-blog

By Terry Laverty-Seabrook, Doctoral Academy Community Development and Engagement Officer, quotes from 2021 winners Telling the story of your research in a single image Each year Images of Research presents […]