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The DTA celebrates International Women’s Day 2021 with an ‘in conversation with’ talk

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2021, the DTA brought together four women in leadership roles within the programme, who are at different stages of their career. Following…


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Groundhog Day: Managing motivation when working from Home

Katheryn Margaret Pascoe DTA3 Social Policy Researcher and DTA Rep Committee Co-Chair Ulster University @PascoeKm Like many of us completing PhDs here in the UK, I have been working from […]

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The DTA Rep Committee: Amplifying the voice of PhD researchers

By Social Policy Reps Katheryn Margaret Pascoe & April Murray Cantwell During the heart of the Covid-19 pandemic, elections were held to establish the very first representative committee for DTA […]

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DTA3 Year in Review

2020 – A third extraordinary year for DTA3 Written by Heather Bennett, Deputy Head of Doctoral Training programmes It might be a cliché to define 2020 as an extraordinary year, […]

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We need more than workshops to support the wellbeing of PhD researchers

This blog first appeared in the Higher Education Policy Institute on 27 November 2020. It is written by University Alliance’s programmes Administrator Dr Ellie Crabtree, who supports the […]

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DTA Images of Research Awards winners reflect on their achievements

The Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA) recently held its Images of Research 2020 competition awards, showcasing the very best of Alliance universities early career research talent and creativity in […]

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3 Years in 3 minutes: DTA student success in the 3MT

Ifrah Mussa, a third year DTA student from Kingston University, shares her experience in taking part in the Vitae 3 Minute Thesis competition and reaching the semi finals. I first […]

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The DTA is Intersectoral – Part 4

Dr Vladimir Vukovic, Deputy Director of the Energy research stream within UA’s Doctoral Training Alliance relates his experience working across both academia and industry, and the benefits this has […]

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The DTA is Intersectoral – Part 3

UCLan DTA3 researcher, Arantza Cobela Garcia, discusses her research and how the Doctoral Training Alliance has helped her apply it to real world problems, crossing the boundary between academia […]

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The DTA is Intersectoral – Part 2

Doctoral Training Alliance researcher SreeHarsha Bandaru writes about his experience of crossing the divide between academia and industry, at the Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp, and how being part of […]

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The DTA is Intersectoral – Part 1

In part one of the series hear from two of our researchers on their experience working with industry and the benefits this has brought to their academic careers […]

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The DTA is International – Part 2

Second year DTA student Ifrah Mussa, outlines her experience of studying internationally, on placement in China, during her PhD.

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The DTA is International – Part 1

In the first part of our DTA is International series, hear from some of the DTA’s current students on why the international element of the programme is so important.

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The DTA Biosciences Summer School

Ana’s thoughts on her first DTA Biosciences summer school.

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A Snapshot of Science

DTA Bioscience researchers describe their PhDs in just one image.

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The DTA on Screen

University Alliance launches a film about its flagship programme the Doctoral Training Alliance.

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