PG Supervision workshop from CASTLE


If you are thinking about taking the PG supervision Topic Unit as part of the PGCAPHE you may be interested in attending this workshop tomorrow, if you can.

Developing as an Effective PG Supervisor (1)

Tickets: FreeBook a Place

The University requires that all postgraduate supervisors keep up-to-date with their knowledge, skills and approaches. Existing and new supervisors are welcome to attend this mixed-discipline development session.

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The 12 Apps of Christmas


The 12 Apps of Christmas from the Dublin Institute of Technology is a free 12 day online project that looks great for both staff students.

Registration for this year’s project is now open and it focuses on exploring 12 mobile apps that can help students personalise their learning. Each day,  a different app is showcased over 12 weekdays starting on Dec 1st. So, 12 apps, over 12 weekdays, taking approximately 12 minutes a day and the content can be accessed either online or via our purpose-built app, which will be available from the app stores in mid November. Further details on the project, along with the registration form, can be found at



Free e-book – ‘How to write a research dissertation’

How to Write a Research Dissertaion

Free to download on Amazon for 5 days only

November 9th to 13th

e-book with companion website

 ‘How to write a research dissertation’ by Professor Frank Rennie and Professor Keith Smyth of UHI is a multi-disciplinary and multi-level e-textbook, suitable for undergraduate, honours, taught post-graduate and PG research activities. The textbook is published by the e-Textbook Institutional Publishing Service (e-TIPS) which is a 3 year JISC-funded project.

The Friday Fry!


Did you miss the Fry last Friday?? If so, you missed out on a great meeting, looking at ‌The University of Dundee’s Young Researcher’s Association. Find out more through –




or on Twitter:

Here is a little clip of our symposium last year:

Find out what the Fry’s about and never miss another event – check out the Friday Fry pages on the CASTLE website where you’ll also find videos from previous events, including an interview with the Principal

The next Friday Fry will be on Friday 27th November.