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Becoming and being a Research Awards Supervisor

In this post Dr Beccy Watson, Reader in the Carnegie School of Sport and Academic Lead for the Graduate School, shares her thoughts on the importance and impact of Research Student-Supervisor relationships.

What is a Masters by Research?

What is a Masters by Research (MRes)? In this blog post, Emily Ankers - who has just finished her MRes in the Carnegie School of Sport – tells us all about life as an MRes student and shares her top tips on tackling that 30,000 word thesis.


The Research Society During Lockdown 2020

Miriam Pelusi and Lauren Senior, PhD students and former PGRS committee members, explain how the Research Society supported research students during lockdown from March until June 2020.

 The Research Society

So you must finish your Master’s soon right?

During the last 5 months, we have all been navigating our way through the challenges that the Covid-19 pandemic has brought. Students in the Graduate School are no exception and Emily Ankers has shared her experiences of working to complete her Masters by Research during lockdown and beyond. This is Emily’s story.


Research and Lockdown

The Covid-19 crisis is affecting the way that we work and we’re all learning how to work more remotely. It may also affect the way our students go about conducting research.

Head of the Graduate School and part-time PhD student, Kathryn Brown, describes how she is learning to adapt to a new way of working.


Limerick Lockdown Competition


In honour of limerick day we are running a competition which is open to all Leeds Beckett University research students and staff.