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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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Applying for jobs outside academia - the recruiter's viewpoint (1/3)

In this first video, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, gives an insight into the information needs of the recruiter during the selection process. What do recruiters look for? How much detail do…

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Applying for jobs outside academia - evidence for employers (2/3)

In this second video in the three-part series, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser explores how to generate the detailed evidence employers expect to see in an application. She talks about…

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Applying for jobs outside academia - assessing your skills and behaviours (3/3)

In this third video in the series, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, focuses on assessing your skills, behaviours and experiences realistically. There are challenges involved in doing this as not…

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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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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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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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Vlog: Postgraduate funding

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Azlina Binti Amir Kassim - PhD Psychology

Postgraduate research student, Azlina Binti Amir Kassim, talks about her experiences studying for a PhD in Psychology at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

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Making sure the food we grow is good enough to eat

A new Centre of Excellence for Post-Harvest Biotechnology has opened at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. It aims to reduce food losses and improve overall quality and food safety.

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The University of Nottingham's Doctoral Training Centres

Professor Jerry Roberts explains how the Doctoral Training Centres can benefit both students and industry. To read more about the Doctoral Training Centres visit http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/dtc

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Janet Wong - PhD Pharmacy

Postgraduate PhD student, Janet Wong, talks about her pharmacy PhD at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

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Steven Trypsteen - PhD Economics

Steven explains why he is pasisonate about economics and why he chose The University of Nottingham.

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Caroline Poyser - PhD Physics

Caroline talks about the support you get from supervisors and how they can inspire your research.

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Matthew Parnell - PhD Biomedical Science

Matthew explains why he loves his subject and why he chose to continue research.

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Lindsey Macdougall - PhD Mathematical Medicine and Biology

Lindsey tells us about her research and how she works with her supervisors.

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Warren Pearce - PhD Sociology and Social Policy

Warren tells us what attracted him to Nottingham.

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Tom Wicks - PhD Mathematics

Tom tells us about his PhD, and why he chose to progress from undergraduate to postgraduate study at Nottingham.

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Tom Bennison - PhD Mathematics

Tom talks about the teaching opportunities available for PhD students.

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Stuart Smith - PhD Clinical Sciences

Stuart talks about making a difference to children's lives.

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Rebecca Smith - PhD Plant and Crop Sciences

Rebecca talks about her research in the glasshouses on Sutton Bonington Campus.

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Molly Simmonite - PhD Psychiatry

Molly tells us how she uses the University's MRI scanners in her research.

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Mark Iliffe - PhD Digital Economy (based in Horizon Doctoral Training Centre)

Mark discusses the support the Horizon Doctoral Training Centre provides for its students.

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Hafiz Yahya - PhD Engineering Surveying and Space Geodesy

Hafiz tells us about cutting-edge facilities in the Nottingham Geospatial Building.

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Gemma Cooper - PhD Biomedical Sciences

Gemma tells us about the University's sports facilities and funding for athletes.

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Diriisa Mugampoza (Eddie) - PhD Food Microbiology

Diriisa talks about his experience of being a student with a family at Nottingham.

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PhD Canadian Drama

A third year student talks about the valuable internships she has undertaken as part of her PhD.

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Stuart Morris - PhD Engineering

Stuart explains how his Olympic background influenced him to start his research. Video by Debs Storey http://www.linkedin.com/in/debsstorey

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Dr George Rice - Manager, Technology Demonstrator

George talks about the results of research at the University of Nottingham. Video by Debs Storey http://www.linkedin.com/in/debsstorey

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Frea Waninge - PhD Applied Linguistics

Frea talks about the support and motivation that she gets from her supervisor. Video by Debs Storey http://www.linkedin.com/in/debsstorey

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Nottingham to lead a new Sino-UK Research Venture

A pioneering new centre will train the researchers of the future, and help to deepen links between the UK and China. The University of Nottingham Ningbo China are to open an International Doctoral…

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