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Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) secondment opportunity

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Deadline for applications: Midday, Monday 12th March The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has a 3-month secondment opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced doctoral student to lead on a high-priority project within a policy analysis team. The objectives…

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Opportunity to Present Research Findings at the Home Office

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Background Home Office Analysis and Insight is a directorate within the Home Office employing more than 250 analysts, including social and operational researchers, economists, statisticians and data scientists. Their role is to provide the best possible evidence to underpin policy-making,…

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Call For Applications: British Library PhD Placement Scheme 2018

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PhD students are invited to apply to undertake one of our forthcoming research placements. These are specially-selected projects that have been developed by the Library to support current doctoral researchers to develop and apply transferrable skills and expertise: https://www.bl.uk/news/2018/january/phd-research-placements-2018 About…

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WRDTP All Pathways Training 2 – 2017

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Registration is open for the White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership All Pathways 2 training event. This event will take place on Wednesday 29 November 2017 at the University of York. This training session follows on from the All Pathways Training (1)…

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The Sheffield Student Journal for Sociology Launch Event – Thursday 2nd November

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University of Sheffield students Ruth Beresford, Dawn Fletcher and Lauren White, have established and launched a student journal featuring sociological papers written, peer-reviewed and copy edited by students from across the UK and beyond. They are hosting a launch party for The…

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WRDTP Welcome Event 2017

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Registration is now open for the White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership Welcome Event 2017, which will take place on Monday 23rd October 2017 at the University of Leeds.                          …

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NCRM Autumn School 22 – 24 November 2017

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The ESRC National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) will be holding its 12th residential autumn school in Southampton, 22 – 24 November 2017. The topic of this year’s autumn school is New Data Horizons and will explore innovations and changes in the data landscape. The…

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Session Materials – Co-constructing Knowledge and Building Partnerships – Impact Training Session 1

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A workshop on Co-constructing Knowledge and Building Partnerships took place at the University of Sheffield on 13 February 2017. Presentations from this workshop are now available and can be accessed below: Glyn Williams – Impact: What, Where and Why? Kate…

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ESRC Students Only – Media Training

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Is your research ‘ready for the media’? Free media training is offered to all ESRC-funded academics who are working on news-worthy research projects. The one-day training sessions are an opportunity for researchers, no matter what stage of their career, to…

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Session Materials – Webinar: Learning to read more critically: some conceptual tools from critical discourse analysis

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The Education Pathway held a very successful webinar on 24 April 2017. Professor David Hyatt (School of Education, University of Sheffield) discussed the topic  of Learning to read more critically: some conceptual tools from critical discourse analysis PhD researchers from…

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