What is research impact?: An interview with Christina Miariti

  We all kind of know what it is or might be, but not really 😛 How do we measure it? How do we improve it in our academic work? To shed some light on the mysteries of research impact and celebrate a launch of The Adam Weiler Doctoral Impact Award (look out for another blog post soon!), today we present to you an interview with Christina, the … Continue reading What is research impact?: An interview with Christina Miariti

Hive blog competition: results and new competition

Thanks so much for your entries on writing tips! Some really useful advice.  We will be continuing to think about writing tips with some upcoming blogs so look out for those.  We are happy to announce our winner is:

Natalie Edelman

Congratulations Natalie.  Check out her post here, and submissions by others here and here.  Natalie is the recipient of some great prizes, including SAGE goodies.

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Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition – Enter by Friday 18th March

An 80,000 word thesis would take 9 hours to present.
Your time limit… 3 minutes
This year, the Doctoral School will be running Three Minute Thesis (3MT), an academic competition that challenges doctoral researchers to describe your research within three minutes to a general audience. 3MT celebrates the discoveries made by research students and encourages you to communicate the importance of your research to the broader community.

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#blogphoto Competition Results!

The Hive Scholars would like to congratulate Aimee Eckert on this hilarious Lego-inspired take on her PhD experience so far! You win your choice of a £10 Amazon voucher or National Book Tokens, as well as a SAGE mug, and 25% off SAGE paperback publications! We would also like to thank everyone who took the time to send in a photo. Your contributions were beautiful, … Continue reading #blogphoto Competition Results!

Tweeters! Win a MacBook with #ShareMyThesis

Are you on Twitter? The British Library is running a competition to win a MacBook Pro – and all you have to do is explain why your research is important in 140 characters or less, and include the hashtag #ShareMyThesis. Not only could you walk away with a snazzy bit of kit, but being able to succinctly explain your work’s relevance and impact is one of the most … Continue reading Tweeters! Win a MacBook with #ShareMyThesis