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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 […]

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 […]

Words of wisdom for new postgraduate researchers: Part two

Posted on 2 October 2019 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 […]

A striking visual PhD showcase: Images of Research 2018

Posted on 19 December 2018 by doctoral-academy-blog

On 11 December 2018, over 150 people gathered for the Doctoral Academy's fifth Images of Research event. Images of Research is one of our most popular annual events, and attracts […]

Maggot racing, bones and organs – how PhD students can inspire the next generation of scientists

Posted on 26 November 2018 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 […]

Public engagement on a boat – how one PhD student shared her research at the Eisteddfod

Posted on 21 August 2018 by doctoral-academy-blog

Public engagement is an important aspect of any research journey. Many of our PhD students got involved in this year's National Eisteddfod - from demonstrating miniature wind turbines to chatting about […]