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 […]

The Annual Progress Review: responsibilities and benefits

At this time of year we are all required to reflect on the achievements and challenges that we have faced over the last year during our research. Progression is an important time to remember what your responsibilities are as a postgraduate researcher no matter what stage of research you are at. Equally important is understanding […]

Post-it on laptop "you are not going home until you've written 500 words"

#PGresearchspace: And the winner is…

We’re delighted to announce that the winner of our #PGresearchspace competition is Allyson Keehan. Congratulations Allyson! It seems that Allyson’s motivational Post-It message resonated with both the blogger team and UofG PGRs too! We hope that Allyson enjoys her voucher, and some smaller prizes are winging their way to Bryony, Dawn and Demelza for their […]

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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, […]

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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 […]