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Voluntary Subwarden Vacancy- Faraday Hall
21 June 2016

A vacancy has arisen for a Sub warden at Faraday Hall of Residence.

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Sub Warden Vacancy - Elvyn Richards Hall
28 April 2016

A vacancy has arisen for a Subwarden at Elvyn Richards Hall of Residence. Applications are invited from Postgraduate Research students at the University. Elvyn Richards Hall is a catered hall of just over 400 undergraduate students in the new village park development. It is a lively Hall with an active social agenda.

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Using Climate Change Information - 22nd April, 2-4pm
7 April 2016

This interdisciplinary session will include a talk from Loughborough’s leading expert in the field of climate change projections, as well as a series of short presentations from research staff and students who are studying various aspects of climate change. This workshop is also an opportunity to become part of an informal network and support group of researchers working in this area. It is open to all students and staff across the university.

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Generation UK-India: Gain experience and skills on a placement in India with the British Council
17 March 2016

Generation UK – India offers young people from the UK the chance to experience India through unique and exciting placements across a variety of sectors.

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Three-Minute Thesis - Heat 2
15 March 2016

The second heat of Three-Minute Thesis 2016 will take place on Friday 6 May; if you would like to enter the competition there are still spaces available so get your entry in today!

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Moving towards “Internet of Things” Environments: Issues and Challenges around the IoT Vision
14 March 2016

Moving towards “Internet of Things” Environments: Issues and Challenges around the IoT Vision Wednesday, 20 April 2016 from 14:00 to 15:00 Saverio Romeo, Principal Analyst at Beecham Research This special guest lecture will provide an overview of the adoption and deployment of the Internet of Things vision; it will be held at Loughborough University and also available to watch online.

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PGR students needed to help engage with the LSU executive.
14 March 2016

Leo Rekiaro, the LSU's Postgraduate Development Officer, is looking for two committed research students to work with the LSU executive teams through their position handovers this summer, to help keep the PG profile at the forefront of the Union agenda.

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Focus Group participants needed: Digital research practices
3 March 2016

We would like to invite PGR students to join a focus group to discuss their experiences and share their thoughts relating to digital research practices in a lively, interactive and informal session.

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BFWG Scholarships 2016
9 February 2016

BFWG (British Federation of Women Graduates) awards scholarships annually to women studying for doctorates at British universities. The awards are given on the basis of overall academic excellence determined from information given on application forms, in referee reports and, for shortlisted candidates, at interview. Awards are given out in early autumn and usually range between £2,500 and £6,000.

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L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK & Ireland Fellowships Progamme for 2016 is now open for applications!
9 February 2016

The fellowships are open to female postdoctoral researchers working in the field of life and physical sciences, engineering, mathematics and computer sciences who may be interested in applying and we are requesting your help to encourage as many applicants as possible to apply online at www.womeninscience.co.uk by the deadline 11th March 2016.

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The Crop Club - enterprising sustainability
2 February 2016

Check out The Crop Club on crowdfunder.co.uk - the seed of an idea which through The Studio is beginning to bear fruit (sorry for the puns...).

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Launch-it! Business Competition
1 February 2016

Launch-it! Business Competition Win up to £3,000 and free business advice

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The Student Wordsmith
28 January 2016

The Student Wordsmith invites you to join its collaborators for the first annual Student Wordsmith Awards, which will be held at Loughborough Students’ Union on 16th April 2016

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Newton International Fellowship Scheme: Call for Proposals
28 January 2016

The British Academy is inviting applications to the Newton International Fellowship scheme, which is run jointly with the Royal Society and Academy of Medical Sciences.

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Innovations in Scholarly Communication: The Changing Research Workflow
18 January 2016

The Library and the Research Office would like to better understand how they can support Loughborough's PGRs through the scholarly communication process. To this end, Loughborough University is participating in an international survey called 101 Innovations, this will allow us to better understand and benchmark the research workflows of our own researchers; to identify best practice; and to target support where it is needed.

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Write Club
12 January 2017

An opportunity to meet up with other researchers on a regular basis in Graduate House and write.

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Doctoral Student Well-Being & Support at Loughborough University Survey
12 January 2016

The Graduate School would like to invite you to participate in an important survey about doctoral student well-being and support.

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Journal paper? No, sci-fi novel!
11 December 2015

PhD student Amanda Bigler is putting her creative writing talents 'out there' with a publishing deal on her first novel, 'The Takers'.

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Interested in working overseas?

Opportunities are currently available in both Germany and Dubai

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British Council and DBT Call announcement for Newton Bhabha PhD Placement
24 November 2015

British Council, India in collaboration with Department of Biotechnology, India are pleased to invite applications for funding to support short-term PhD placements between the UK and Indian institutions. The programme will sponsor UK and Indian PhD students to spend a period of their study (3 to 6 months) in Indian and UK higher education institutions taking place between April to December 2016. This scholar centered programme offers PhD students an opportunity for international exchange and enable them to learn valuable new skills or techniques, access facilities or resources not readily available in their home country and build relationships with potential new collaborators, including industry partners where relevant.

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Bio-Entrepreneurship Programme for Students/Postdocs in the U.K.

Opportunity for students, postdocs and researchers (from across disciplines) to get involved in healthcare entrepreneurship.

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Engineering YES 2016

Learn how to bring to market new inventions and ideas – and complete for a top prize of £2000 in the process!

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The Newton Fund

There are a number of current and new opportunities advertised through the Newton fund.

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Loughborough SPRiG-Net
15 December 2015

The Sexual Politics Research Groups Network is holding its first open network meeting for anyone whose research is connected with feminism, gender studies and/or queer theory.

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JSPS Summer programme 2016
19 November 2015

The JSPS Summer Programme provides the opportunity for current PhD students to conduct collaborative research activities for 2 months during the summer at a host institution in Japan.

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Survey on Scholarly Communication
19 November 2015

Utrecht University is currently running a survey which investigates how research tool usage varies by a number of factors. Anyone carrying out or supporting research can take it.

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Unifying Services Research: Inaugural Doctoral Colloquium
28 January 2016

This free event for PhD students is hosted by the Centre for Service Management in the School of Business and Economics.

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National Poster Competition
19 November 2015

You are invited to participate in SET for BRITAIN 2016 (poster competition for early career researchers) which will be held at the House of Commons

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Science and Engineering Fast Stream
19 November 2015

The Science and Engineering Fast Stream is the flagship postgraduate development scheme for scientists and engineers across Government - and it needs people like you.

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Study Abroad Studentships
19 November 2015

Fancy studying at an overseas institution? The Leverhulme Trust has studentships currently available to assist with this.

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Calling all postgraduate qualitative researchers!
9 November 2015

Does your research involve qualitative or mixed methods? There is a research group designed just for you! Loughborough’s qualitative research group, the LiQUiD Lab, connects qualitative research students from across all Loughborough’s schools and departments.

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University Challenge Trials
9 November 2015

Loughborough Students Union are now recruiting this year's team for University Challenge, and would like to hear from postgraduate research students who are interested in representing Loughborough University in this prestigious and iconic television show.

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Rosalind Franklin Appathon
9 November 2015

Could you develop new mobile phone apps to empower women in STEMM? The Rosalind Franklin Appathon is a national app competition to empower and recognise women as leaders in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine).

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JSPS London Pre/Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers (Short Term)
9 November 2015

These Pre/Postdoctoral Fellowships for Foreign Researchers provide the opportunity for researchers based outside of Japan to conduct collaborative research activities with leading research groups at Japanese Universities and Research Institutions for visits of between 1 to 12 months.

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Anglo-Danish Society Scholarships
9 November 2015

Open to British and Danish first degree graduates to support postgraduate study, including research.

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How to publish in a Nature Publishing Group journal – FREE Webinar
9 November 2015

This is a webinar open for students and researchers who would like to know more about how to get published in a prestigious and high-quality journal.

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EPSRC Science Photo competition
9 November 2015

EPSRC has launched its third Science Photo competition which will run until midnight on Saturday 19 December 2015.

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Midlands Energy Consortium Student Conference, Loughborough University, 17 December 2015
9 October 2015

The call for abstract submissions for the Midlands Energy Consortium (MEC) Student Conference, to be held at Loughborough University on 17th December 2015, is now open.

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The Graduate School Newsletter - ISSUU format
2 July 2015

In addition to the paper newsletter sent out to all PGRs, colleagues in Marketing have set up an ISSUU online-readable version. Read it here!

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Bright Club Organisers Wanted!
7 April 2016

Bright Club is a comedy night with a difference, with the aid of a professional compere university researchers take to the stage to make jokes about their research.

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Welcome to our Indian Summer Research Project students!
23 May 2016

Seventeen students from Bombay, Delhi and Bangalore

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