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The Leeds Doctoral College supports and enhances the postgraduate research experience at the University of Leeds.
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LeedsDoctoralCollege Jun 14
Have you considered going into consultancy after your PhD? This year's PhD to Consulting (PtC) 2019 Conference is happening Friday 20th September at Imperial College London. Register here:
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LeedsDoctoralCollege Jun 11
It's time for the famous pub quiz.
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LeedsDoctoralCollege Jun 11
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However, Gemma's research shows that there is a very real impact on the education of the children of military personnel. This is particularly acute in the case of children with Special Educational Needs.
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LeedsDoctoralCollege Jun 11
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The Armed Forces Covenant states that service personnel and their families should never be disadvantaged purely on the grounds that they serve in the military. This includes in relation to education.
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LeedsDoctoralCollege Jun 11
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Gemma started her university career as a mature student on a foundation course, illustrating the diverse educational backgrounds of our PGRs at Leeds.
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LeedsDoctoralCollege Jun 11
Our final speaker at is Gemma Lesley, whose research is on education among military families.
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LeedsDoctoralCollege Jun 11
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A reminder that curing cancer is seriously complex!
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LeedsDoctoralCollege Jun 11
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Use of corticosteroids can reduce the neurological symptoms caused by brain swelling linked to cancers, but appear to have a negative impact on survival rates. Kathryn's work tries to understand this and to find a way forward.
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LeedsDoctoralCollege Jun 11
Our second speaker is Kathryn McGinnis whose research is working on the impact of steroids on brain cancers.
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LeedsDoctoralCollege Jun 11
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Her PhD research has highlighted some of the shortcomings of the environmental impact assessment system in Namibia.
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LeedsDoctoralCollege Jun 11
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Dietlinda studied Aquatic Sciences in Namibia, despite suffering from terrible seasickness. That's dedication!
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LeedsDoctoralCollege Jun 11
Our first speaker at is Dietlinda Jacobus who is speaking about environmental impact assessments in Namibia.
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LeedsDoctoralCollege Jun 11
is kicking off in the Pyramid Canteen at . Don't let the gig also happening tonight put you off. Find your way down here and find out more about the research our amazing PGRs are doing.
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WRoCAH Jun 11
NEW BLOG POST! talks about his time without Twitter (and many other modern-world necessities) at the 'Switch Off and Connect' PhD retreat:
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LeedsDoctoralCollege Jun 11
The 6th UK Congress on Obesity is taking place at the University of Leeds for the first time in September. Abstract submission closes tomorrow! Early bird registration rates available until 12th July.
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The Priestley Centre Jun 11
Piers Sellers was a renowned climate scientist, astronaut, and Leeds alumnus. In his honour, we award annual prizes to recognise world-leading contributions to solution focused climate research. Join us on Monday 24th June 2019. More info and register:
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LeedsDoctoralCollege Jun 11
Research Nights is tonight in at 6pm! We have three great talks from Leeds PhD students across the themes of environment, health and education. Everyone welcome! More info here:
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Prof Claire Honess (DeanDoctoralCollege) Jun 10
WUN internship opportunity for PGRs with an interest in migration.
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LeedsDoctoralCollege Jun 10
You may not have given much thought to the education that children in military families receive 👩‍🏫✍️ Find out what sort of barriers these children might face in accessing education when Gemma presents her PhD research tomorrow night!
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LeedsDoctoralCollege Jun 10
Our second speaker is going to be talking about the use of steroids in treating brain cancer 🧠... or IS that what the steroids are doing?!🤔 Kathryn’s got some really interesting findings to share with you all at tomorrow's Research Nights!
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