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Please complete this survey!

King’s College London, who are conducting the overarching evaluation strategy for YCEDE, have asked that staff and students fill out this survey to give your thoughts on the project so far. Complete this survey is you are a staff member. Complete this survey if you are a student. Please can you ensure you complete this as fully as possible as …

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Meet the Team: Yara Alagha

I am a Research Development Assistant at the University of Sheffield Research Services Department. I am also a YCEDE project administrator working with YCEDE colleagues on developing and supporting projects that improve the on-course experiences of postgraduate students in academia. Formerly a parliamentary researcher for a group of independent Senators in the Irish Senate (Seanad Éireann). I worked on the …

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NEON Summer Symposium 2023

Click here to find out more and register for attendance. The Summer Symposium is one of the key events in the NEON calendar. The 11th annual NEON Summer Symposium is on Thursday 6th and Friday 7th July 2023 at University of Exeter. The theme will be: Three is the magic number – rethinking the education system to widen access. As the education sector …

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Redefining cultures of excellence: Modelling change in research(er) agendas

Click here to find out more and register for attendance. Excellent research needs an excellent research culture: how do we challenge institutional biases and establish a more inclusive culture able to foster dynamic research? Join us for a timely and unique opportunity for academics, and employers to re-examine the broad notion of ‘research excellence’, in the context of systemic inequalities …

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Black Graduate Career Conference

Click here to find out more and register for attendance. The Black Graduate Careers Conference aims to empower and inspire Black undergraduates and recent graduates to make informed decisions about their careers and to consider the wide range of benefits of studying a postgraduate degree. The event will be broadcast virtually for those who cannot attend in person (please select …

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Research internships

We offer research internships to undergraduate students every Summer. These will advertised around April/May each year. If there is nothing here at the moment, make sure to check back next year or follow our social media to be updated as soon as they are live. If you’d like to read more about internships, and the opportunities they can lead to, …

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PhD funding opportunities

This page is constantly updated with the latest PhD funding opportunities for students from a Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic background. If there is nothing here at the moment, then please check back later!

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Strength in numbers: overcoming challenges in sharing data across universities

by Lucy Clague, Senior Research Fellow, Sheffield Hallam University The five YCEDE partners are committed to sharing data for evaluative purposes in order to evidence programme impact. Data sharing across multiple institutions can be a complex process, particularly in relation to PGR data, which historically has not been collected by institutions in the same way as data from undergraduates. During …

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My PhD Interview

My PhD Interview by Zenab Eman Sabahat, PhD Researcher, University of Bradford If you’ve ever considered applying for a PhD, you may have had the anxiety-ridden thought of what to expect in the interview if you’re fortunate enough to receive an offer. So, you’ve submitted your application, crossed every ‘T’, and dotted every ‘I’- “but what now?”- I hear you …