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'5 things I wish I'd known last year': A mentoring and Networking Event (Cambridge DOCking Station)

When Oct 26, 2015
from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Where B4, Dept. of Criminology, Sidgwick Site
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Starting a PhD is both an exciting and a daunting prospect for most. Progressing to a research degree from a taught degree is challenging, but it also offers great opportunities for creativity and individuality. In this networking and mentoring event, we want to give new PhD students a chance to gain a clearer understanding of the PhD process by drawing on the experience of those in years above. Come along and find out what those who have gone before you have to say about attending conferences, publishing papers, collecting data and actually finishing your research! This is an excellent opportunity to network with others both within and outside your field. Although this event is aimed at first year PhD students, it will be helpful for to post-graduate students at any stage. This event is free for all post-graduates at Cambridge University. To register please go to: Please register early to avoid disappointment as previous events have been oversubscribed. If the event is oversubscribed we will operate a waiting list. Registration will close on the 23rd of October.

Rowena Bermingham & Lydia Vinals-Castonguay

Cambridge DOCking Station Organisers
(Cambridge DOCking Station is an initiative funded by the ESRC and Cambridge Language Sciences to provide training and networking opportunities for doctoral students at the University of Cambridge. Our aim is to help doctoral students to gain a better understanding of the nature of interdisciplinary research, to develop ideas for interdisciplinary projects and to make connections between their own work and the work of their peers. Visit our website and join our facebook group to keep updated on our exciting events.)

What we do

Cambridge Language Sciences is an Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge. Our virtual network connects researchers from five schools across the university as well as other world-leading research institutions. Our aim is to strengthen research collaborations and knowledge transfer across disciplines in order to address large-scale multi-disciplinary research challenges relating to language research.




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