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Hilary 2021

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Course Booking

Upcoming Courses

Completing Your DPhil

Friday, 12 March 2021, 9.30am to 12.30pm

If you are nearing the end of your DPhil, this workshop will help you develop a plan for completing your DPhil and prepare for the viva.

Podcast Your Science: One-to-One Coaching Session

Tuesday, 16 March 2021, 1pm to 5pm

Book a half hour session of individual coaching and feedback on your podcasting work, from technical tips to journalistic insight in to editing and identifying stories.

Taking your research into enterprise: Practicalities

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 9.30am to 1pm

Taking your research in an enterprising direction sounds great but just how do you do it practically? Who do you need on your team? How do you split your time? What works? What doesn’t? In this interactive course we will look at building a team and setting up an enterprise. There will be a chance to ask questions from an enterprising researcher about lessons they have learnt on the way.

Blog posts

Research Staff & Fellows: get your voice heard!

MPLS Town Hall Meeting for Fixed Term Research Staff and Fellows, Tuesday 23 February 2021, noon

Science Minister commits to changing research culture

Amanda Solloway reveals how her personal experience of harassment has driven her commitment to overhaul research culture

Three Minute Thesis Competition - deadline 19 Feb

3 Minutes, 1 Slide…..Your Thesis! An 80,000 word thesis would take 9 hours to present; how about in just 3 minutes with the aid of a single slide? DPhil students are invited to apply to take part. Training and prizes are available! Training and final will take place virtually.

Speakers announced for MPLS Welcome to Women in STEM networking event!

The Welcome to Women in STEM (virtual) networking event is run by MPLS on behalf of the women's societies. The event offers the chance to learn new networking skills with Professor Nessa Carey, chat informally with other women in STEM and meet representatives from the societies. Industry partners will also attend in our virtual exhibition area.