A social opportunity to discuss, debate and learn more about postgraduate research
Are you interested in PhD study at the University of Birmingham?
Would you like to find out more about being a postgraduate researcher?
Do you want to meet and socialise with postgraduate students?
If so, then Café PhD is for you. Café PhD is a social, a research forum and a discussion session rolled in to one.
Ultimately, Café PhD is an informal social event designed to showcase and discuss exciting PhD research being done at Birmingham, as well as offering you the chance to find out what postgraduate research is all about.
Café PhD is a chance to:
Hear current PhD candidates introduce key issues from their research
Discuss and debate these issues in a relaxed and social atmosphere
Find out about postgraduate funding opportunities
Ask questions about all aspects of the PhD experience
Enjoy free refreshments
You may be an undergraduate who wants to learn more about postgraduate research; a taught or combined postgraduate who is interested in pursuing a research degree; or you may just want the opportunity to socialise and network with postgraduate students.
Either way, you are warmly welcome to come along to a Café PhD session. Please see below for a list of upcoming Cafés.
Your Next Café PhD:
Saturday 7 December
As part of the College of Arts and Law's AHRC information day, we will be running a College-specific Café PhD session. All current and prospective students are welcome!
College of Arts and Law - Café PhD
Great Hall, Aston Webb Building, Saturday 7 December, 2.30-3.30pm
Current University of Birmingham PhD student Elizabeth Benjamin (French Studies, AHRC-funded) talks about her research and her PhD experience, whilst BCU's Rachel-Ann Charles (Performance, Media and English) also talks about her PhD research and experiences. Pete West-Oram (current UoB PhD student in Philosophy and Birmingham Three Minute Thesis champion) will also be in attendance.
Chaired by Dr Holly Prescott, former AHRC -unded doctoral candidate (2008-11) in English Literature, now Postgraduate Recruitment Advisor at the University of Birmingham.
If you would like to learn more about Café PhD, or if you are a current doctoral researcher interested in paid speaking opportunities to present at a Café Event, please email the Café PhD organiser, Dr Holly Prescott: email@example.com
Café PhD is run in association with the University’s Postgraduate and Mature Students’ Association.
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