Author Archives: Heather McKiggan-Fee

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is Back (apply by 27th March)

An 80,000 word thesis would take 9 hours to present – you have 3 minutes! 3MT challenges PhD students to present their research to a non-specialist audience in just 3 minutes using only 1 slide. Taking part will develop your … Continue reading

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Achieving impact with the UK Parliament (27th March)

Two guest speakers from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) will be visiting St Andrews to provide an overview of how the UK Parliament uses research, explaining ways that researchers can work with the institution including details on … Continue reading

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Software Carpentry Community Networking (28th March)

St Andrews Software Carpentry are developing a network of support and collaboration, would you like to be involved? Have you attended Software Carpentry events either in St Andrews or elsewhere? Would you like to be part of a Software Carpentry … Continue reading

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McCall MacBain Teaching Award (last chance to submit)

In order to provide a distinctive complement to our existing university and student-led teaching award schemes which already recognise great teaching, the McCall-MacBain award focuses on those who contribute to advancing the scholarship of teaching and learning. The award is a bursary of £750, to … Continue reading

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Achieving impact with the UK Parliament (27th March)

Two guest speakers from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) will be visiting St Andrews to provide an overview of how the UK Parliament uses research, explaining ways that researchers can work with the institution including details on … Continue reading

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Rapid, critical and strategic reading (4th April)

NEW this year, this GRADskills workshop for research students and staff is designed specifically for researchers who are interested in developing their literature analysis skills. With over 3 million academic papers being published each year it can be challenging for … Continue reading

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McCall MacBain Teaching Award (apply by 18th March)

In order to provide a distinctive complement to our existing university and student-led teaching award schemes which already recognise great teaching, the McCall-MacBain award focuses on those who contribute to advancing the scholarship of teaching and learning. The award is a bursary of £750, to … Continue reading

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How to be your own best editor (13th March)

Skilful editing will transform a rough draft into a polished final version. This GRADskills workshop for research students & staff will equip you with strategies for editing effectively. We will identify key aspects of high-quality writing and explore how to … Continue reading

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HEA Fellowship Application Workshop (22nd March)

This workshop is aimed at anyone who teaches and/or supports student learning in higher education.  We will begin with a brief introduction to the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF) and then provide advice on making an individual route application for … Continue reading

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Innovation Grant / PG Conference Fund (last chance to apply!)

All research postgraduate students and staff can apply to the GRADskills Innovation Grant & PG Conference Fund to support: Innovative projects to develop transferable skills training resources or activities that can be made available to research postgraduate students (up to … Continue reading

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