Category Archives: Funding

New Year, PhD?

At New Year people take time to reflect and start to plan for the year ahead. I imagine some people will be exploring the possibility of starting a PhD so I thought I would post a little bit about how … Read More »

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The Power of Graphs

Graphs are mathematical structures that model pairwise relations between objects.  They are represented by vertices and edges where the edges may be directed or undirected. Whenever I am working on some research problem using graphs, my friends who are unfamiliar … Read More »

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RAE 2008

The Research Assessment Exercise (RAE 2008) to gauge the research standards of the UK’s higher education institution has been completed and made public. RAE is an evaluation that takes place every few years. It is carried out by peer review … Read More »

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Grant Applications

My university recently arranged a grant writing guidance session. The following were some of the lessons I came away with.

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Funding For Travel

Concerns about funding for conferences and workshops have been a ongoing theme in my conversations with other graduate students. This is especially the case in the UK where doctoral students do not get as much funding as in the US. … Read More »

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Vitae

The following is an excerpt from a press release on the UK GRAD Programme website. It is the launch of a national organization to support doctoral students and researchers. It seems to be the joining of forces of UK GRAD … Read More »

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EPSRC Funding Applications

I was recently at a university which prides itself on maintaining links with the industry and getting funding for hot research projects from the research councils. I managed to attend an extremely useful workshop arranged by a representative of the … Read More »

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