University Graduate School events

Shut up & Work

Shut up & Work
Date
Friday 28th July 2017 (09:30) - Wednesday 20th June 2018 (17:00)
Location:
Westmere PGR Hub
Description
Who said writing (or reading) needs to be a solitary experience? Our Shut up & Work sessions aim to help you work more productively in a supportive environment. You come along, set your target for the day and work until you achieve your target. Each session starts at 9:30 and finishes at 17:00 and has coffee breaks to allow you to recharge and network with other postgraduate researchers without feeling guilty.

Monthly welcome and induction activities

Date
Wednesday 31st January (10:30) - Wednesday 25th July 2018 (14:00)
Location:
Westmere House - Seminar Room (G15 on the Campus map)
Description
Monthly welcome and induction activities for new postgraduate researchers

Yoga at Westmere

Date
Friday 23rd March 2018 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Westmere PGR Hub
Description
Join our yoga session to improve your health and go back to work feeling refreshed. Each session is open to all body types and fitness levels, from beginner to advanced. The session is free for all postgraduate researchers at the University of Birmingham. Yoga mats are provided, so just wear comfortable clothes and join us in Westmere.

Easter at Westmere

Date
Friday 23rd March 2018 (16:00-18:00)
Location:
Westmere PGR Hub
Description
Join the Westmere Scholars to celebrate Easter and the end of the Spring term at Westmere House. There will be hot cross buns, lots of Easter Eggs to indulge in, an Easter themed crafts session and Easter egg hunts in the garden. Plenty of reasons to bring your friends and family to Westmere for an afternoon of fun!

Three Minute Thesis Training

Date
Thursday 19th April 2018 (15:00-17:00)
Location:
Gisbert Kapp Building - NG15
Description
3MT is all about effectively communicating the originality and importance of your research in three minutes to an intelligent but non-expert audience. This training session will help you polish your presentation skills and learn about how to present your research in 3 minutes in an engaging way.

Three Minute Thesis Live Final

Date
Wednesday 16th May 2018 (14:00-15:30)
Location:
Aston Webb main lecture theatre
Description
See the finalists for this year's competition battle for the top prize (a £500 travel bursary) and a spot in the national 3MT competition. Our finalists will be scrutinised by a panel of judges, and they will decide who goes on to the national 3MT® competition. All members of staff and students (Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research) are invited to join us.

Research Poster Conference 2018

Date
Wednesday 13th June 2018 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
aston webb
Description
This year the Research Poster Conference at the University of Birmingham will be celebrating its 12th year and will be held on Wednesday 13 June 2018 in the Great Hall of the Aston Webb building (R6 on campus map) We invite everyone to join us to celebrate the exciting research undertaken by our postgraduate researchers from all five Colleges across the University. Everyone is welcome to attend the conference free of charge on the day, you just need to reserve a ticket. Don't forget to invite your colleagues, friends and family.
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Coming soon

The Westmere PGR Hub will be organising wellbeing sessions such as yoga, wellbeing walks and therapy dogs will have regular visits to Westmere soon. Make sure you follow us @UoBWestmere and @UoBGradSchool to hear about these events.