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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 […]

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 […]

‘Incredible creativity’: Images of Research 2021 Doctoral Academy roundup

Posted on 15 December 2021 by doctoral-academy-blog

By Terry Laverty-Seabrook, Doctoral Academy Community Development and Engagement Officer Between 6-10 December 2021, the Doctoral Academy’s second online Images of Research event took place across Twitter and Facebook. Images of […]

Images of Research 2021: find out why you should enter this prestigious competition

Posted on 5 November 2021 by doctoral-academy-blog

By Terry Laverty-Seabrook, Doctoral Academy Community Development and Engagement Officer, quotes from 2020 winners How would you tell the story of your research in an image? We are now accepting […]

What one Georgian family can teach us about writing letters in the age of Zoom

Posted on 13 July 2021 by doctoral-academy-blog

Rachel Smith, School of English, Communication and Philosophy The pandemic has led to a huge increase in how often we use video calls (especially Zoom) to contact family, friends and […]

How world leaders’ high-carbon travel choices could delay climate action

Posted on 21 June 2021 by doctoral-academy-blog

Steve Westlake, School of Psychology When UK prime minister Boris Johnson took a one-hour flight to Cornwall for the G7 summit, he was criticised for being the latest example of […]

The People’s Choice – Images of Research 2020

Posted on 25 January 2021 by doctoral-academy-blog

By Nilsu Erkul, PGR in Welsh School of Architecture, Winner of the Images of Research 2020 'People's Choice' award The Images of Research 'People's Choice' award is award conferred, not […]

A stunning online exhibition: doctoral research ‘on display’ for Images of Research 2020

Posted on 4 January 2021 by doctoral-academy-blog

By Terry Laverty-Seabrook, Doctoral Academy Community Development and Engagement Officer, quotes from 2020 winners The Doctoral Academy’s annual Images of Research (IoR) event is normally a highly popular, engaging face-to-face […]

The importance of public engagement (and how you can get involved!)

Posted on 25 February 2020 by doctoral-academy-blog

Public engagement is an important part of being a PhD student, helping you to communicate your research to a diverse range of audiences. Here, Amy Smith from CITER (Cardiff Institute for […]