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

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 […]

Exterior view of the Welsh Assembly Building

Commencing My Fellowship at the Welsh Assembly

UKRI Parliamentary Fellowship at the National Assembly for Wales Research Service: Starting Out and Initial Impressions Article by Robert Byrne, EngD student This is the first of three blog posts reflecting on my experience during a 3-month placement within the Environment and Transport team of the National Assembly for Wales Research Service. The Research Service […]

Doctoral Researcher President Team’s Post (January 2019)

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, and the Union uses the latter. — […]

Single pink-iced cupcake covered in white chocolate curls

Creative research communication or cake-related cookiness?

In the light of Wonkhe’s recent blog post “Communicating research creatively. With Cake.” a few thought processes stirred within me… This looks a lot of fun. And tasty. Having baked a few birthday cakes in my time, I can imagine this taking some time, not just in the baking and icing but the conceptual design […]

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 Researcher President Team’s Post (November 2018)

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, and the Union uses the latter. The […]

Expert panel discussion on reducing the impact of food waste

Written by Jamie Stone, previously a doctoral researcher here ate Lboro and now a Research Associate for the Centre for Sustainable Manufacturing and Recycling Technologies (SMART). This summary report details the main outcomes from a live panel discussion held at Loughborough University on 12th October 2018. The panel members were: Rt Hon Nicky Morgan, MP for […]

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 […]