As many of you already have read in the latest STRN newsletter, the current STRN governance structure is under revision (check out this recent blog on STRN website for more). Part of this change is a continuous renewal of the Steering Group (SG). Therefore, the Steering Group is looking for STRN members to (self-)nominate candidates… Continue reading Call for ECR Representative in STRN Steering group
19th STRN newsletter (March 2016) notes opportunities for PhDs and ECRs to get engaged in the Steering group of the new STRN governance structure. The news reads as follows: “The SG [Steering group] strives for representational diversity, e.g. in terms of gender, age, topics, research groups and region. As a new feature, we intend to create… Continue reading 19th STRN Newsletter update for PhDs and ECRs
© Greenwich University and Docklands, by DncnH We kindly invite you to submit your abstracts for our 1st PhDs in Transitions Conference: Sustainable Transitions: Methodologies, Geographies and Public Service Reform, which will take place on April 28th and 29th at the University of Greenwich, London. The conference is the first formal gathering of our network… Continue reading Last days: Call for 1st PhDs in Transitions Conference
Professor Patrick Dunleavy (LSE) offers insightful advice on academic writing. A collation of his ideas can be found on his blog.
His latest post is certainly of interest for PhDs. He unpicks what an original contribution is, and discusses different ways academics contribute to collective efforts. Definitely worth the read.
Two participants of the STEPS Centre Summer School in 2015 reflect on their experience and report back to those interested in applying to the 2016 version of the programme.
Invitation for workshop, with deadline on the 20 January 2015
To reflect the diversity of the PhD and ECR community, we are recruiting 3-4 editors for this blog, who will work collaboratively to curate and maintain this website.