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  • Three Minute Thesis competition

    Date: 29 March 2017
    Venue: Room 3D06, Frenchay campus

    Come to the UWE Bristol heat of the internationally renowned Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition where postgraduate researchers strive to present their research using a solitary slide with no gimmicks.

  • Faculty of HAS: Prof. M Conway's Inaugural lecture - Moonlighting metabolons in Alzheimer's Disease

    Date: 05 April 2017
    Venue: Lecture Theatre (Room 2B020) UWE, Bristol, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Frenchay, Bristol BS16 1QY

    Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a progressive condition associated with the production and deposition of amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles, which lead to synaptic and neuronal damage, resulting in memory loss.

  • Politics Cafes: Experiencing the political

    Date: 06 April 2017
    Venue: Tobacco Factory, Bristol

    Experiencing the political: a facilitated experiential event which invites reflection on how we position ourselves both rationally and emotionally towards the wider political world. UWE Social Science in The City along with the Tobacco Factory establishes a regular discussion evening to discuss contemporary political issues.

  • Centre for Women's Justice: South-West of England launch event

    Date: 20 April 2017
    Venue: UWE, Frenchay Campus

    You are invited to the third of a series events to be held around England and Wales, aimed at bringing together survivors, activists, women's sector groups, academics and others concerned with violence against women and girls to explore with lawyers how to hold the state to account and challenge discrimination within the criminal justice system.

  • Director of Studies development session

    Date: 24 April 2017
    Venue: Room 2D74, Executive Development Centre, Frenchay Campus

    This short development session is aimed at academic staff who would like to engage in an opportunity to share best practice and update their knowledge about the support offered by the Graduate School, the regulatory framework for research study and to interact with colleagues from across UWE.

  • Graduate School Welcome Event

    Date: 25 April 2017
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Level 4 of Library), Frenchay Campus

    This popular, informal event enables recently registered postgraduate researchers to get an overview of the institutional support available throughout their research degree programmes.

  • Looking After Yourself during a doctorate

    Date: 27 April 2017
    Venue: 4D24 (Level 4), Bolland Library, Frenchay Campus

    This session will equip you with some useful techniques such as mindfulness, resilience, and relaxation to help you cope with any difficulties that arise.

  • Preparing to Teach

    Date: 02 May 2017
    Venue: Room 2D74, Frenchay Campus

    This session will explore the principles of teaching and learning and will focus on the needs of those who are new to teaching. It will allow you to discuss how adults learn, how you can use your research experience in the classroom, learn how to manage a group of learners and how to conduct an assessment of student work.

  • The Beginners' Guide to the Research Degree

    Date: 03 May 2017
    Venue: 4D24 (Level 4), Bolland Library, Frenchay Campus

    This workshop presents an overview of the research degree programme at UWE, including helpful advice on planning your research project, applying for ethical approval and arrangements for protecting the intellectual property generated.

  • 5th International Conference on Bio-Sensing Technology

    Date: 07 May - 10 May 2017
    Venue: Riva del Garda Congress Centre (on Lake Garda), Italy

    Following the success of the first four conferences, the 5th International Conference on Bio-Sensing Technology will continue to bring together leaders from industry and academia to exchange and share their experiences, present research results, explore collaborations and to spark new ideas, with the aim of developing new projects and exploiting new technology for bio-sensing applications.

  • The Socially Enterprising Researcher

    Date: 08 May 2017
    Venue: 4D24 (Level 4), Bolland Library, Frenchay Campus

    This course will introduce you to the concept of social enterprise, showing how you can apply your research talents, experience, and values in finding innovative solutions to social and environmental problems using an increasingly popular business model.

  • Data Management Best Practice

    Date: 10 May 2017
    Venue: 4D24 (Level 4), Bolland Library, Frenchay Campus

    Good data management is a fundamental part of good research practice. If research data are well organised, documented, preserved and accessible, and their accuracy and validity is controlled, the result is high quality data, and efficient and cost effective research.

  • Managing Long Documents in Microsoft Word 2010

    Date: 11 May 2017
    Venue: IT Training room, Learning and Development Centre, Exhibition and Conference Centre (ECC)

    A workshop concentrating on using advanced facilities in Microsoft Word such as master documents, outlining, referencing and indexing to keep your thesis well organised and easy to manage. Suitable for all research students who have an intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word.

  • NVivo 10: Software for Qualitative Data Analysis

    Date: 22 May - 23 May 2017
    Venue: IT Training rooms, Learning and Development Centre, Exhibition and Conference Centre (ECC)

    This two day workshop will introduce you to the principles, functionality and application of NVivo in the context of real research projects, illustrating how it can be used throughout the research process; from research design and literature review, through data analysis and write-up.

  • Housekeeping for your research data

    Date: 25 May 2017
    Venue: 4D24 (Level 4), Bolland Library, Frenchay Campus

    Based on guidance from the Digital Curation Centre (, this introductory session will look at some of the practical activities that relate to data management, preservation, and potential sharing and re-use. It will give an overview of a range of issues from data management planning, describing data, deciding what data to keep, to finding a suitable long term home for your data.

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