Doctoral College

Posts by Dr Katryna Kalawsky

Intelligent vehicles taking me to the USA!

Written by Nicolette Formosa. I suddenly realised I was in Washington DC, 3600 miles away from Loughborough! This is where my research took me last. In January, I was lucky enough to visit America, this big giant country which I had never set foot on before. All this thanks to my PhD research and Loughborough’s […]

Communicating research to the public. With a three-course dinner!

Written by Joanne Eaves. A couple of weeks ago, I was offered the opportunity by the Doctoral College to present my research to Loughborough’s Rotary Club. The evening intended to build awareness within the local community of the work Doctoral Researchers do at Loughborough, and boy did it do just that! Two fellow Doctoral Researchers […]

Producing and presenting posters: a guide for Doctoral Researchers

Written by Joel Warburton. Joel is a 2nd Year Doctoral Researcher at the School of Business and Economics, and recently won the Delegates Choice Prize for Best Research Poster at the British Psychological Society’s Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference.  In this blog he shares some thoughts and tips about how to get your research […]

Doctoral Researcher President Team’s Post (December 2018)

Written by Leah Henrickson and Hugh Tawell. This blog post is part of a series of monthly posts detailing the activities of the DR President’s Team (President: Leah Henrickson; Vice-President: Hugh Tawell). Note: This post refers to PhD/EngD Students as Doctoral Researchers (DR) and Postgraduate Researchers (PGRs). This is because the University uses the former language, […]

Doctoral Researchers represent Lboro at Diversity in Sport Conference

Written by Gabriel Knott-Fayle (@GabeKnottFayle). Five of us arrived at Loughborough University this year to begin our PhD research as part of the ‘Beyond the Binary: The critical Issue of Gender and Sport in a Changing World’ project. At the beginning of November a few of us travelled up to Glasgow to attend our first conference as […]

Doctoral Researcher President Team’s Post (October 2018)

Written by Leah Henrickson. This is the first of what will hopefully be monthly blog posts detailing the activities of the DR President’s Team (President: Leah Henrickson; Vice-President: Hugh Tawell). Note: This post refers to PhD/EngD Students as Doctoral Researchers (DR) and Postgraduate Researchers (PGRs). This is because the University uses the former language, and the […]

Taking my research to the other side of the world…

Written by Stephanie Rankin-Turner (School of Science) This summer I had the privilege to take my research to the other side of the world as part of the UK cohort in the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) summer research programme. JSPS is a funding institution which aims to facilitate international research collaboration […]

Introducing your Doctoral Researcher Vice President…

Written by Hugh Tawell. Hi Everyone, I’m Hugh Tawell and I’m the new Doctoral Researcher (DR) Vice President. I am a second-year chemistry PhD student in the school of science. My research involves drug design and synthesis to combat sleeping sickness. In my role as Vice president I look forward to working alongside the President to try […]

Introducing your Doctoral Researcher President…

Written by Leah Henrickson. My name’s Leah, and I’m the Doctoral Researcher (DR) President for the 2018-19 academic year. Vice-President Hugh and I are here to make sure that DR interests are represented across the University, and to ensure that you’re aware of all the on- and off-campus services available to you as Loughborough students. While Hugh’s […]

Co-Tutoring with the Careers Network

Written by Leah Henrickson. Teaching is a key part of many a DR experience. Demonstrating in labs, leading seminars, assisting with the occasional undergraduate lecture… And then there are those other teaching opportunities when you’re not just speaking to undergraduates – you’re speaking to your peers. I was recently a co-tutor for two of the […]