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Director of the Doctoral College’s Blog

Thoughts and insight from Dr Benjamin Halligan

PhD Proposals – but from a University Perspective.

Posted by: Dr Ben Halligan

In this blog post Dr Benjamin Halligan outlines some of the thinking that occurs at universities in terms of the ways in which PhD applications are received and reviewed.

Images and Research Methodologies

Posted by: Dr Ben Halligan

In this blog entry, Dr Halligan considers the importance of the integration of images into postgraduate research methodologies.

Desires for Reality

Posted by: Dr Benjamin Halligan

Dr Benjamin Halligan reflects on his recently published book, Desires for Reality: Radicalism and Revolution in Western European Film (Berghahn, 2016), and the challenges of dealing with forgotten cultural artefacts and misread theories.


Posted by: Dr Benjamin Halligan

Last week a few dozen postgraduate researchers, and staff from the Doctoral College, assembled for our first Doctoral College Symposium. Our theme was methodology. Or, more precisely, some aspects of the development, articulation and defence of methodology.

Presentation Workshops: Challenges and Opportunities

Posted by: Dr Benjamin Halligan

The Director of the Doctoral College reflects on the art of talking about your research in progress.