Library and Information Services, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Friday, 24 July 2009

Graduate Junction Poster Competition

The new and innovative networking website for postgraduate researchers and research staff, Graduate Junction, has recently launched a fantastic poster competition. This competition is one of the first of its kind as it is not only online but is accepting entries from postgraduates all over the world.
  • The competition offers researchers the opportunity to practice key presentation and communication skills
  • Offers the chance to share your research with an international community
  • Win an iPod as well as a selection of cash prizes
  • Top 10 posters will be displayed on the Graduate Junction website

The competition involves the researchers presenting their research in the form of an A1 poster aimed at a non subject- specific audience. The posters will then be judged by a panel of individuals, chaired by Dr Eleanor Loughlin of Durham University Graduate School, from both academic and non academic backgrounds including Dr Tennie Vielder from

A public vote, where members of Graduate Junction will get to vote for their favourite poster, will also help to decide the overall winner.

For more information about this exciting competition please visit

Tuesday, 21 July 2009

Raising an Amazing Musician

New title from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. Since RSAMD is part of ABRSM - and 100% committed to raising amazing musicians - I've got a copy for the Library. Read more about the book here.