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Our blog posts are mostly written by researchers funded by the North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership or involved with its events.

Clinging To Cliffs: NWCDTP Conference 2015 Sketch (Pete Kalu)

You are hanging on to the cliff face by your fingertips. What to do? Luckily you were at the NWCDTP Conference 2015 and so you know you have options. You recall the sessions and they influence you in ways both oblique and direct: Feel with your feet, perhaps there are...

What To Pack For Conferences: A Guide For Poor Post-Grads (Pete Kalu)

Are you a broke Post-Grad planning to travel to the 12th/13th October 2015 NWCDTP Conference? https://artsandhumanitiespgconference.wordpress.com/conference-programme-and-registration/ Here’s some helpful tips on what to pack A plug for the baths at bargain-basement...

Conference Anticipation- Shelley Farrar

As you probably already know, registration is up and running for the Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Conference: https://artsandhumanitiespgconference.wordpress.com/conference-programme-and-registration/ As part of the student committee organising the event, I have...

The Joy of Collections and a Small Ethical Quandary- Shelley Farrar

I am currently finalising the logistics of my next data collection session and I have been musing on the distinct privilege we have as postgraduate researchers in our ability to access many incredible collections and archives. Getting to see the behind-the-scenes work...

The Visual And The Verbal by Alison Clarke

Click here to go to  the films of the students’ presentations 'Interdisciplinarity' seems to be somewhat of a buzzword in academia at the moment, appearing prominently as part of collaborative projects and research proposals. But to what extent can we actually apply...

The Visual and the Verbal by Kimberley Braxton

  Click here to go to  the films of the students’ presentations As an old Lancaster student any excuse to return is grabbed with both hands. Furthermore, I require manuscript training as part of my thesis so the day sounded ideal. We were all instantly made to...

The Visual And The Verbal by Anna Burton

Click here to go to  the films of the students’ presentations 'The Visual and the Verbal’: Ruskin and Chateau Blonay. Anna Burton University of Liverpool Chateau Blonay, near Vevay, Switzerland, 12th August 1846. This drawing was placed in front of me at ‘The Visual...

Hats, Hearts and Hat-tricks: NWCDTP Knowledge Exchange Day 19 May 2015

NW Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership Day of Exchange Between the DTP’s cultural partners and students 19 May 2015 Brief Context: Impact has become an important criterion in evaluating research work and is measured by the research’s heartbeat, amplification or...