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Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) 2019

Posted on 10 June 2019 by doctoral-academy-blog

At the start of 2019, we challenged postgraduate researchers from across the University to present their research in just three minutes and with only one slide. Cardiff University has taken part in the national Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition for the last five years, and 2019 saw our highest level of interest to date. In
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Blogging and the PhD

Posted on 14 May 2019 by doctoral-academy-blog

Have you ever thought about setting up your own blog? It’s a great way to practise your communication and public engagement skills, as well as boosting your public profile. It can also be a fun and creative way to achieve a good work-life balance. Here, Charlotte Babb, School of Psychology, tells us how she manages
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The importance of LGBT+ inclusivity in higher education

Posted on 12 February 2019 by doctoral-academy-blog

Maurice O’Brien, Lecturer in School of Healthcare Sciences Despite momentous legislative change to support and protect Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT+) people, they continue to report they experience or fear discrimination. This discrimination can present in differing contexts across LGBT+ peoples’ lifespan, often having profound negative effects on their interactions with society, educational attainment,
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