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Timely but useful chatter from the Doctoral College - guest contributions welcome.

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 […]

Update on the EMUA PGR Conference!

We‚Äôre all getting very excited about the upcoming #EMUA16 #InspiringFutures conference that we‚Äôre hosting at Loughborough University on 1st September for Postgraduate Researchers! This morning the Graduate School conference organising team had a progress meeting and we‚Äôre pleased to say that everything is on track! There‚Äôs been a lot do from selecting speakers, 3MT competitors […]

‚ÄúSight Sabre‚ÄĚ selected as winner at Summer School 2016

At this year‚Äôs annual Summer School, CDT students took part in creating ‚Äėembedded¬†intelligence‚Äô related aids for the visually impaired, in partnership with Royal National Institute¬†for the Blind (RNIB) College Loughborough. The panel of judges, comprising of Prof Martin¬†Goosey, Chair of CDT-EI¬†Advisory Board, Chair of ICT and VP of Technology for EIPC,¬†Lynda Parker, Head of Mobility […]

A Welcome from Professor Andy Dainty

Hello and welcome to the new Graduate School website! Here you will find links to all of the support available to you during your doctoral studies, booking information for Graduate School training courses, funding opportunities that you can apply for in support of your studies and access to our fantastic range of events that you […]

ReView upgrades to Graduate House training room

Attention all distance learners and part-time PGRs – Graduate House has had a lecture capture makeover. We now have one of the first hardware upgrades of the Echo360-based lecture capture system, which will shortly be upgraded further to include tracking cameras (although you do need to be wearing a particularly sturdy lanyard dongle for the […]

Reflections on the PGR Awards Evening

It’s been a few days since the Inaugural PGR Awards evening, so ably hosted by Jordan and Laura. I’ve never attended an awards evening before – I don’t even watch the Oscars – so although I knew roughly what to expect, I was intrigued how the evening would unfold. Bit like going to Glasto, I […]

We’ve got a new blog!

With the website refresh a few things have gone on ‘under the hood’ so to speak. And that’s an automotive metaphor, not a mean-streets-of-New-York metaphor. So the Graduate School blog is now a WordPress site, which means it’s simplicity to post on. Just about everyone in the Graduate School (who wants one) will have an […]