Library and Information Services, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Friday, 7 May 2010

GradBritain - looking after research students

  • Are you a PGR worried about the financial cutbacks in higher education or someone who has already been on the receiving end of them?
  • Are you a first year PGR student struggling with the transition from MA/MSc to PhD?
  • Have you been battling with the peer review publishing process? Have you been successful or are you still battling with the reviewers?
  • Are you in the process of upgrading to a PhD but still feel like you are just finding your feet?

***** GRADBritain wants to hear about your experiences... We are looking for articles of only 700 words that contain the essential GB mix of humour, experience and advice. We are offering £50 for the best articles which address any of the issues above or anything else you feel may be relevant and interesting!

******* The deadline for articles for the Summer issue of GRADBritain is June 1st. . . Please send your submissions to

******* PHD RESEARCH ANECDOTES You may have noticed our new feature called 'A funny thing happened on the way to the library'.

  • If you have any funny research anecdotes send them over to GRADBritain. Again, the best one will get £50 and published in the Spring issue of GB. Same rules apply, 700 word limit by the 1st February to

Lorna Taylor Dept of Psychology PO 78 Institute of Psychiatry King's College London De Crespigny Park London SE5 8AF Tel 020 7848 5715 email:

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