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Careers support for PhD researchers

Kirstin Barnard, Senior Careers Adviser, provides information and advice on how the Careers and Employability Service can support the career development of PhD researchers. Your starting point should…

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Working in a commercial setting with a scientific background

Kiri Granger, PhD alumna and Director of Neuroscience at Cambridge Cognition, talks about her job role and working in a commercial setting. She explores the differences in working in this type of…

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Developing your career during and after your PhD

Kiri Granger, PhD psychology alumna from Nottingham, talks about how she met her future employer at a conference during the second year of her PhD. From starting with Cambridge Cignition as a…

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Academic CVs - final thoughts (5/5)

Senior Careers Adviser, Clare Jones, gives her final thoughts on developing an academic CV and what you can do next. This is the fifth video in the series and if you want to have your CV reviewed,…

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Academic CVs - other academic duties (4/5)

In this fourth video in the series of five, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, talks about the other academic duties and responsibilities that you will want to reference in your CV. Clare gives…

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Academic CVs - teaching section (3/5)

In this video, the third in a series of five, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, provides examples of the type of experience you could include in the teaching section of your academic CV. This can…

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Academic CVs - research section (2/5)

In this second video in a series of five, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, outlines the content to include in the research section. She offers advice on how to present your research and the type…

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Academic CVs - an introduction (1/5)

In this first video in a series of five short videos, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, outlines how to structure your academic CV and why it's important to keep it up to date. For tips and…

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PhD in Translational Imaging (School of Medicine)

Dr Shahideh Safavi, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Respiratory Medicine, School of Medicine, speaks about studying for a PhD in Translational Imaging at the University of Nottingham,…

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Successful job applications for PhD students

If you're a PhD student applying for jobs in academia or industry, the three 'I's will make your application stand out. The three 'I's are Interest, Immediate and Impact.…

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Studying a PhD at the School of Medicine

Our PhD students talk about what it's like to study at the School of Medicine and Nottingham. They also share their top tips for PhD applications and making the most of your PhD studies at the…

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Danelaw Saga: Bringing Vikings back to the East Midlands

Invade…immigrate…integrate… inspire. The exhibition ‘Danelaw Saga’ ran from 15th December 2017 to 8th April 2018 and told the tale of how the Vikings shaped the East…

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Materials Engineering and Materials Design PhD student Fernando Barrera Betanzos

Materials Engineering and Materials Design research student Fernando Barrera Betanzos talks about his PhD and his experiences at Nottingham.

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Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing PhD student Alex Gasper

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training research student Alex Gasper talks about his PhD and his experiences at Nottingham.

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Discover our world

Welcome to our extraordinary world. A world where we unlock potential, where we equip our students to change the world, and where our pioneering research solves global challenges. Discover our world,…

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Welcome to our world

Welcome to our extraordinary world. A world where we unlock potential, where we equip our students to change the world, and where our pioneering research solves global challenges. Discover our world,…

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds, PhD alumna - Using the Careers and Employability Service

During Emma's third year of her PhD Chemistry, she made the most of the help available from the Careers and Employability Service. She had a one-to-one appointment with careers, a CV and…

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds, PhD alumna - Sharing her career plans with her supervisors

When Emma decided she wanted to move into industry after her PhD in chemistry, she talked it through with her supervisors. They were incredibly supportive.

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, PhD alumnus - moving into commercialising research

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He talks about how his interest grew from an interest in research to how research ideas were commercialised and the roles he then…

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, PhD alumnus - Leaving academia?

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He talks about the reasons why he thinks using the term 'leaving academia' is outdated and suggests alternatives.What do you…

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, chemistry alumnus offers advice to PhD students leaving academia

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He offers several pieces of advice to PhD students thinking about leaving academia based on his own experiences.

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Dr Victoria Richards talks about how she used the Careers and Employability Service

Victoria talks about how she used the Careers and Employability Service during her PhD studies. The workshops and one to one appointments she attended helped her secure her first job at The Royal…

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Dr Victoria Richards - From PhD Chemistry to Senior Editor

Victoria talks about her role as Senior Editor at Springer Nature and how she gain experience and developed her editing skills during her studies at Nottingham.

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Dr Carl Mundy, PhD alumnus talks about using the Careers and Employability Service

Carl talks about how the Careers and Employability Service helped him achieve his career aim. He attended a range of workshops and now on reflection says he should have used them more!

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Dr Carl Mundy - PhD Astronomy to Data Analyst

Carl talks about how his interest in writing software during his PhD lead to his interest in data analysis. He also identifies the transferable skills he developed during his PhD, through a work…

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Dr Carl Mundy, PhD alumnus, talks about the job application process

Carl, who competed his PhD Astronomy, secured his first position as a Data Analyst with Tessella. He gives an insight into the application process he experienced with Tessella

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds - My career journey from my PhD

Emma talks about the career choices she made during her PhD Chemistry and the equality and diversity roles she secured within higher education.

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Why Study the Fin de Siècle with Frances Knight

Prof. Frances Knight, an expert on the religious history of the late nineteenth century, examines the religious dimension of the cultural movements we associate with the term ‘Fin de…

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Peter Mumford, PhD alumni, talks about his role as a trainee patent attorney

Peter studied a PhD in Organic Chemistry and now works in a private practice specialising in pharmaceuticals. His PhD has given him a sound technical grounding which is really sought after within the…

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Dr Tamela Maciel, a PhD graduate, talks about her role in science communication.

Tamela, Space Communications Manager at the National Space Centre, talks about her role and gives advice on the skills and experience that are helpful if you want a career in science communication.

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Dr Tamela Maciel talks about using her PhD within science communications.

Tamela, Space Communications Manager at National Space Centre talks briefly about her role and moving into industry rather than academia following a PhD.

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Amy Prosser, PhD alumna talks about the skills she uses in her role as a senior scientist

Amy talks about her role at Sygnature Discovery and the skills she uses on a daily basis in her role.

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Amy Prosser, PhD alumnae, talks about her choice to work in industry after her research

Amy talks about her role as a Senior Scientist at Sygnature Discovery, why she chose to work in industry rather than academia and she also provides advice to current PhD students.

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Why Study Oscar Wilde with Frances Knight

Dr Frances Knight explores some of the religious dimensions of the life and works of Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) and in particular his Ballad of Reading Goal and De Profundis. She also examines…

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Why Study the History of Religion with Jeremy Gregory

Professor Jeremy Gregory examines the case that the history of religion is as close as we can get to ‘total history’: looking at all aspects of individuals in societies in the past in the…

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An English student reflects on his internship

Ben Garry reflects on what he has learned about himself and digital marketing from his internship at Impression Digital in Nottingham.

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Why Study Ecclesiastes with Doug Ingram

Dr Doug Ingram and Dr Peter Watts look at one short and enigmatic biblical text: the Book of Ecclesiates – sometimes also called Qoheleth – and at the questions is poses not only to…

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Why Study The Old Testament with Doug Ingram

Dr Doug Ingram and Dr Peter Watts look at the value of studying that diverse library of books that go to make up the Old Testament. This has a value as an exploration of people quite apart from its…

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Firth Lectures 2016: The Most Reverend Dr Rowan Williams. Imagining Faith; perceptions of religious belief in modern writing

Dr Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, looks at three piece of contemporary fiction to explore how they descibe the religious person and how within those stories there is a portrayal of…

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Vlog: Postgraduate funding

Looking for some advice about funding your postgraduate degree? Look no further! Useful…

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The British Council's Introduction to IELTS

IELTS is the world's most popular English language test for higher education and global migration. Take IELTS with British Council to help you on your way. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts …

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Advice on preparing for IELTS

Advice on taking your IELTS test. IELTS is the world's most popular English language test for higher education and global migration. Take your test at The University of Nottingham IELTS Centre:…

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Why Study The Place of Religion in Medieval Studies with Christina Lee

Dr Christina Lee, Associate Professor of Viking Studies in the School of English, examines the central role played by religion in medieval societies, and argues that an understanding of the religion…

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An Introduction to the Library for Post-graduate Researchers

Mr Neil Smyth (the Senior Librarian for the Faculty of Arts) discusses with Professor Tom O’Loughlin (Department of Theology and Religious Studies) the importance of the library in…

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Academic Bookweek 2015 Booksprint

Video of the 3 day booksprint by School of English students, November 2015 Blogs, vlogs and advice for and by new and current students can be found…

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Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Therapeutics and Nanomedicines

The students of the EPSRC sponsored Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Therapeutics and Nanomedicines at Schools of Pharmacy at The University of Nottingham and University College London are…

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Brains Behind the Wheel - could virtual reality teach us to avoid real life accidents

Using their state-of-the-art simulation facility in the School of Psychology scientists at The University of Nottingham are exploring the use of car driving simulators as tools for training and…

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Why Study Women in the Anglo Saxon Church with Christina Lee

Dr Christina Lee, Associate Professor of Viking Studies in the School of English, looks at what we know about the role of women in the Anglo-Saxon church. Other similar videos you may wish to watch…

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History in a Minute - Emma Lautman

PhD student Emma talks about what it's like to study History at The University of Nottingham

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DL Courses Welcome

English Distance Learning - Welcome Video

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DH Lawrence and Modernism - Module in a Minute

DH Lawrence and Modernism - Module in a Minute

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Juan Anzola_PhD Sociology

Juan Anzola talks about his experiences of studying a PhD in Sociology at The University of Nottingham.

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Assylkhan Nurgaliyev, Phd Sociology

Assylkhan Nurgaliyev talks about his experiences of studying for a PhD Sociology at the University of Nottingham.

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Elena Genova_PhD Sociology

Elena Genova talks about her experiences of studying for a PhD in Sociology at the University of Nottingham.

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Eleanor Hadley Kershaw, PhD Science and Technology Studies.mov

Eleanor Hadley-Kershaw talks about her PhD in Science and Technology Studies and her experiences of studying at Nottingham.

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Studying what you love is the key to career success

Two of our lovely 3rd year English students went out and about with a video camera to find out whether our students think it's important to study a subject you love. Video shot and edited by Tom…

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How to Read Your Boss Course Promo

Have you ever wondered how to actually talk to your boss? Having trouble getting your message across in meetings? How to Read your Boss can help. Led by Dr Louise Mullany from the School of English…

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Engineering PhD Madness!

Every year the Faculty of Engineering holds an Engineering Research Showcase. This consists of two days of talks, workshops and panel discussions about topics that PhD students find useful for their…

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‘Dietitians Week’: Where are all the male dietitians?

A lecturer in dietetics at The University of Nottingham has helped to start a campaign to encourage more men to consider taking up careers in the field of nutrition. As part of Dietitians Week,…

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Studying English at Nottingham

Undergraduate students and staff talk about what it’s like to study English at Nottingham.

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Work placements for students in the School of English

Students and employers talk about the benefits of the placement scheme which is offered by the School of English for final year students to gain authentic work experience. For more details about…

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Enhancing your CV while studying English

Nottingham and the School of English offer a wealth of opportunities outside study to get involved in volunteering and societies, to develop your skills and enhance your employability.

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English with Creative Writing

Students taking English with creative writing discuss their course and their work on The Letters Page with Jon McGregor, writer in Residence at Nottingham. For more details about the English with…

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Achieve it - Social Sciences at Nottingham

You could find the perfect course at Nottingham Browse our courses: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ugcourses The Faculty of Social Sciences offers a variety of undergraduate courses within the…

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Eu Sheng Wang - PhD Biosciences

PhD Biosciences student, Eu Sheng Wang, talks about his research developing an edible influenza vaccine for the poultry industry and his experiences while doing a PhD in the School of Biosciences.

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Maysoun Mustafa - PhD Biosciences

PhD Biosciences student, Maysoun Mustafa, talks about her research on underutilised fruits and her experience of studying in the School of Biosciences.

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Tee Choun Zhi - PhD Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Postgraduate research student, Tee Choun Zhi, talks about his experience studying for a PhD in Chemical and Environmental Engineering at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

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Harresh Kasivisvanathan - PhD Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Postgraduate research student, Harresh Kasivisvanathan, talks about his experience studying for a PhD in chemical and environmental engineering at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

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Elma Tambuwun - Preparatory English

Indonesian student, Elma Tambuwun, talks about her experiences of the Preparatory English course run by the Centre for English Language Education.

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Tran Do Ngoc Oanh - Preparatory English

Vietnamese student, Tran Do Ngoc Oanh, talks about her experiences of the Preparatory English course run by the Centre for English Language Education.

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Aliya Tuyakbayeva - Preparatory English

Kazakhstani student, Aliya Tuyakbayeva, talks about her experiences of the Preparatory English course run by the Centre for English Language Education.

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Vo Thong - Preparatory English

Vietnamese student, Vo Thong, talks about his experiences of the Preparatory English course run by the Centre for English Language Education.

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