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3MThesis

On 30th May 2017, the Stirling Graduate School ran the popular three minute thesis competition.  With 8 participants representing 4 of the 5 faculties and around 60 audience members, the event was a great opportunity for our PhD community to come… Continue Reading →

The Conversation, Best Newcomer: Calling PhD writers

Fraser McQueen was recently awarded ‘Best Newcomer’ at the University’s Conversation Awards on 2nd March. Fraser is a Doctoral Student in Literature & Languages (Faculty of Arts & Humanities) and has written two articles for The Conversation, France’s burkini ban… Continue Reading →

A summer of research

For all; Scottish, penultimate year, undergraduate students the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland’s Vacation Scholarships offers the opportunity to spend a summer undertaking a research. This post explores two different perspectives on the scheme: Kathleen Stosch, a University… Continue Reading →

Preparing for the PhD Viva

By Dr Fiona Millar  (I’m still not used to using that) The day has come. You submitted your PhD thesis and have been preparing for your viva voca; oral examination. You’re nervous, you don’t really know what to expect and you’re… Continue Reading →

#Vitae16 – Perspective from Stirling Graduate School

By Lynne Barrett, Stirling Graduate School Following on from the excellent post by Katharine Reibig, some further reflections on the Vitae Researcher Development International Conference; this time from a Stirling Graduate School perspective. Of particular interest to myself and Steph… Continue Reading →

Legal Consciousness and Subjectivity: Women’s Rights and Violence in Bolivia

A profile of her doctoral research topic by Ashley Rogers, PhD candidate in Faculty of Social Sciences Research Profile; T: @rogers_ashley1 E: Ashley Rogers      Since Evo Morales became the first indigenous president in 2006, Bolivia has witnessed many changes… Continue Reading →

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