Initial feelings after transitioning from a PhD student to also being a full-time member of staff 

By Dean Morgan (PhD Candidate) Photo by Suzanne D. Williams on Unsplash  They say timing can be everything when making a decision, and in this case, I certainly believe that to be true. When my new position became available, the conversations were on whether it was possible to juggle a PhD, a full-time job as … Continue reading “Initial feelings after transitioning from a PhD student to also being a full-time member of staff “

Supervising applied doctorate students: an individualised approach 

By Dr Liam Anderson Photo Credit: Avel Chuklanov on Unsplash  Doctorate level supervision is a highly rewarding task where you interact and work with some outstanding people on some highly engaging projects. Over the past 18 months or so, I’ve began supervising doctorate level students on either Professional Doctorates or applied PhD’s here within the … Continue reading “Supervising applied doctorate students: an individualised approach “

 “They’re off!” Thoughts on a new cohort for the Doctorate in Sport and Exercise Sciences 

By Professor Barry Drust Photo Credit: Nicolas Holzey his month saw the start of 9 new students on the Doctorate in Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Birmingham. A new cohort of students and the start of a new academic cycle always brings excitement. There are new people to meet and interact with. … Continue reading “ “They’re off!” Thoughts on a new cohort for the Doctorate in Sport and Exercise Sciences “

An Applied PhD Student in Professional Football: Reflections From The 1st Month 

We have recently set up an applied PhD studentship in collaboration with Norwich City Football Club. Michael Cornes has now begun his journey on this process and has been in post for a little over 1 month. To help perspective and current students and industry partners, Mike has outlined his reflections from his 1st month … Continue reading “An Applied PhD Student in Professional Football: Reflections From The 1st Month “

The Graduate School of Sport and Professional Practice: Some insights from a personal journey 

Written by Professor Barry Drust I was lucky enough to do my PhD on the physical demands of football; a topic that I always had an interest in. I had always wanted to work within the sport and so I really hoped that the knowledge that I got from doing my PhD would provide me … Continue reading “The Graduate School of Sport and Professional Practice: Some insights from a personal journey “