Aamer Anwar’s Address to PGRs

Aamer Anwar, the newly installed University Rector, recently addressed staff and students at the PGR Experience Event in June. The aim of this event was to stimulate discussion and develop strategies to help improve life for UofG PGRs, and Anwar’s address outlined what he considered to be the most pressing issues they face. This post […]

Welcome to #TeamUofG! Advice for New Researchers

This time of year often beckons a flurry of excitement and anticipation for those finding out they’ve been accepted to study at University and the #TeamUofG campaign seeks to welcome those arriving here with open arms! Whether you are about to be an undergraduate, postgrad or researcher at UofG, there are always piling uncertainties about […]

Introducing the new Researcher Development Officer

Dr Richard Marshall is the new Researcher Development Officer for RSIO, tasked with overseeing the Postgraduate Researcher training programme, including course planning and provision, evaluation, and development. After taking his doctorate in Classical Languages and Literature (think Latin and Ancient Greek), he has worked as a lecturer and researcher at Oxford and UofG. Coming from […]

Desk in RSIO- shelves, alcove, bunting

Through the Keyhole: #PGresearchspace Edition

Thank you to everyone who shared their #pgresearchspace and entered our competition. The winners will be announced shortly, but in the mean-time, here’s a few of our favourites! Decorated Desks and Perfect Pens Many of you shared images of the desks you work at, both on and off-campus (and in the case of one researcher, […]

Engineering office

Competition Time – Share your PG Research Space!

Are you part of the Best Decorated Office? Are you away from the lab on your first fieldwork trip? Maybe taking regular #shelfies is your thing? Perhaps you do all of your reading on the train? UofG has a vibrant PGR community, and everyone has a different place and method in which they conduct their […]

Introducing our final blogger!

“I’ll be back before you know it…” were my famous last words to friends and family in the Netherlands when I set off for an internship in Glasgow. Almost three years later—still here! I fell in love with the windy wee Victorian roads of the West End, the Scottish hills and lochs, and my fabulous […]