Author Archives: Heather McKiggan-Fee

Visit by Jorge Cham (PhD Comics) – 22nd March

CAPOD is pleased to announce that Jorge Cham, acclaimed creator of Piled Higher and Deeper (PhD) Comics will be making a rare visit to St Andrews on 22nd March. He will be delivering a workshop on Communicating your research to … Continue reading

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McCall MacBain Teaching Excellence Award (deadline extended to 5th March)

This award scheme, launched just last year, recognises academic staff who not only show scholarly excellence in their own teaching, but through sharing their practice have the potential to impact on the practice of other teachers in the University and … Continue reading

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Innovation Grant & PG Conference Fund (apply by 12th March)

Staff and research postgraduate students are invited to apply to GRADskills for funding to support: Innovative projects to develop transferable skills training resources or activities for research postgraduate students (up to £2000). Conferences organised by and for research postgraduates (up … Continue reading

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Preparing for your Viva (21st February)

The PhD viva is an integral part of the PhD process in the UK. It offers great opportunities for a well prepared candidate to discuss their work with experts in the field. This GRADskills workshop aims to demystify the viva … Continue reading

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Postgraduate Researcher Induction & Essentials (20th February)

If you started your research degree any time after October 2017, this half-day event is for you!  The University Postgraduate Researcher Induction and Essentials sessions are intended to help you make a smooth transition from undergraduate or masters study to … Continue reading

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McCall MacBain Teaching Excellence Award (deadline 26th February)

The University of St Andrews is grateful to the McCall MacBain foundation for enabling us to establish an award scheme to recognise academic staff who have shown outstanding contributions to teaching, particularly those who advance the scholarship of teaching and … Continue reading

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Beating writer’s block (13th February)

You know you need to start writing – so what is stopping you? Writer’s block can occur at any stage in the process of writing a PhD, and typically not only affects planning but well-being and motivation as well. In … Continue reading

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Writing a literature review in the Sciences (15th Feb)

This GRADskills workshop for doctoral students will focus on three key aspects of the Literature Review in scientific disciplines: What is a Literature Review? Why is it important? How do you write one?  During the workshop you will have opportunities … Continue reading

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McCall MacBain Teaching Excellence Award (apply by 26th February)

The University of St Andrews is grateful to the McCall MacBain foundation for enabling us to establish an award scheme to recognise academic staff who have shown outstanding contributions to teaching, particularly those who advance the scholarship of teaching and … Continue reading

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Innovation Grant and PG Conference Fund (apply by 12th March)

Staff and research postgraduate students are invited to apply to GRADskills for funding to support: Innovative projects to develop transferable skills training resources or activities for research postgraduate students (up to £2000). Conferences organised by and for research postgraduates (up … Continue reading

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