A Place to Stay

This is a guest post from Alexander Campbell, a History PhD candidate and Allocations Assistant with the University of Glasgow’s Accommodation Services. In this post, Alexander shares all you need to know about UofG accommodation for PGRs. Aside from selecting your course and university, one of the most important decisions that you will make as […]

The Glasgow postgraduate experience through an international lens

This is a guest post by Sara Hosseinzadeh (@sarahoss70), a third year neuroscience PhD student in the Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation at the UofG. The good, the bad and the sideways rain: the Glasgow postgraduate experience through an international lens What would you give up for your PhD? A few years of your […]

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PGR Experience: Part-Time Reseacher

As someone who researches superhero comics in the name of her thesis, I’m very familiar with the concept of reboots. I’m not a fan- they usually seem to entail cancelling a perfectly good comic and replacing it with yet another Spiderman origin story (urgh Peter Parker, more Gwen Stacy please!). I am, however, willing to make […]

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Offices, Labs and Libraries: Different PGR Working Environments

I have a confession to make. This post is late. Really late. I’ve been so busy with my research that it’s been hard to find the time for writing. It’s been hard to find the time for anything – but that’s the way it is with research, right? All hands on deck! 24/7 working. Busy, […]

Wrangling MyCampus

There are countless PGR workshops designed to help PGRs expand their skills and to make the most of their time at the UofG over the course of their studies: opportunities to learn about writing for publications, discover handy tips and tricks for presenting at conferences…there’s even sometimes coffee and biscuits- it’s great! Choosing which workshops […]

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Watch this space…

The Researcher Development blog is having some cosmetic work done while we prepare for a relaunch at the end of next month. The Researcher Development blog is undergoing some major changes, and will soon become a PG community blog, written by and for postgraduates at the University of Glasgow. The new blog aims to help […]