BUFI news and events

The latest news and posts about past and future events involving our students.

2014

  • PhD opportunities for 2015
    PhD opportunities with the British Geological Survey (BGS) for 2015 are now being advertised. All our PhDs are in collaboration with a Natural Environmental Research Council (NERC) Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP).
  • Fieldwork course – October and November 2014
    The British Geological Survey will be running a NERC-funded Advanced Skills Training Course this October and November concerning: Multidisciplinary fieldwork training in a professional geoscience environment

  • Change of date — Science Festival 2014
    Our Annual BUFI Science Festival will now be held on Monday 16th June not as previously adverstised (Thursday 19 June). We are delighted to announce that Professor Iain Stewart will be our Keynote Speaker. We look forward to seeing lots of posters communicating your science and entries into the Press Release competition. More details will follow soon.

  • Date for your diary — Workshop — 'How to get the most out of your collaboration with BGS' February 2014
    We are planning a one day workshop at our BGS Keyworth headquarters in February 2014 (date to be confirmed). This is an interactive training day focusing on student/supervisor relationships, creativity and time management amongst other things. If you are interested in attending please contact the BUFI team.

2013

  • Induction Day October 2013
    We held an Induction Day at our BGS, Keyworth headquarters on 29 October 2013 for students who had recently started their PhD studies. The Agenda included a welcome and a tour of the BGS Keyworth facilities including several laboratories, the library and the 3D visualisation suite. Students had the opportunity to talk with a current BUFI student Sarah Smith (Project S203, Minerals and Waste Science Area) who shared her experiences so far of collaborating with BGS.

  • Workshop — 'How to get the most out of your collaboration with BGS' April 2013
    We held a one day workshop at our BGS Keyworth headquarters on 10th April 2013. This was an interactive training day focusing on student/supervisor relationships, creativity and time management amongst other things.

  • Science Festival winners 2013
    We held a one day workshop at our BGS Keyworth headquarters on 10th April 2013. This was an interactive training day focusing on student/supervisor relationships, creativity and time management amongst other things.

  • Induction Day January 2013
    We held an Induction Day at our BGS, Keyworth headquarters on 14 January 2013 for students who had recently started their PhD studies. Students were welcomed and given a tour of the BGS Keyworth facilities including several laboratories, the library and the 3D visualisation suite. Students had the opportunity to talk with a current BUFI student who shared her experiences so far of collaborating with BGS.

2012