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We did it!!

After months of training, weeks of fund raising and a few days of carb-loading, the Graduate School running team finally took to the streets of Nottingham to complete the Robin Hood half marathon. Prof Andy Dainty, Dr Kathryn North and myself, completed the 13.1 mile course in 2hrs 6mins – a great achievement. There is […]

More than a floppy hat…

During University Graduation ceremonies it’s easy to make a visual distinction between a graduating Postgraduate Researcher (PGR), a Postgraduate Taught student (aka Masters Student) and an Undergraduate just by looking at their attire…but floppy hat aside, there are a LOT of differences between PGRs and taught students than many don’t know about (unless you’re a […]

A Day in the Life of a Postgraduate Researcher

At Loughborough University we have almost 1500 postgraduate research (PGR) students based in all of our academic Schools. However, sometimes the nature of PGR is not always well understood by people supporting these students as a whole. In addition, a distinction is not always made between PGRs, undergraduates and postgraduate taught students (for example, PGRs do not […]

Please sponsor the Graduate School team running the Nottingham Half Marathon!

Three intrepid/massively enthusiastic/hopefully-not-undertrained colleagues from the Graduate School are stepping out on 25th September 2016 to take part in the Robin Hood Half Marathon, held in Nottingham. Yes, Dr Kathryn North, Dr Jill Gisby and Prof Andy Dainty thought it would be a great idea to run 21km, non-stop(-ish) in whatever mixture of weather the […]