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Current Graduate Students


There are numerous opportunities that arise for our graduate students and we are aware that they can become lost in the large volume of e-mails that you receive.  We have therefore elected to collect them here on our 'Current Opportunities' page and a weekly reminder of available opportunities will be sent to all graduates.

Page of the Week! -  Digital Thesis, what you need to know



Merck Innovation Cup

ESU Lindemann Trust Fellowships 2018-19

Departmental Talks - everyone welcome

Interdepartmental Training


Connect your ORCID to your Symplectic Elements profile between Monday 16 October and Thursday 26 October for a chance to win a £150 Heffers voucher!

As part of Open Access Week 2017, any University of Cambridge member with a Symplectic Elements profile can enter this competition (including postgraduate students!).

An ORCID is a unique identifier for researchers (disambiguating Jane Smith from Jane Smith) and meaning that if researchers change their names, their work remains linked together. It is simple and quick to get an ORCID, find out more and register quickly and easily for one hereSymplectic Elements is an internal University system that collects information about your publications (amongst other things). You can login directly to Symplectic here.  The competition website includes a quick video tutorial on how to link your ORCID with Symplectic, but you can also see step-by-step instructions on the Research Information Moodle site (click on the 'Enrol' button if you are not already enrolled).

The winner of the prize draw will be announced on Friday 27 October 2017. Good luck!

If you have any questions about any of this, please do get in touch.

Engaging Researchers in Good Data Management
A one-day conference
15 November 2017, 
St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, UK

The University of Cambridge, together with SPARC Europe and JISC, will host a one-day conference sharing the latest thinking as well as good practices around creating and promoting effective practices in the management and sharing of research data. Via a combination of workshops and talks, focus groups and panel discussions, participants will discover how researchers across an array of disciplines, and librarians, are finding increasing success managing and providing greater access to research data.

Who should attend? Researchers and anyone working to support and engage with Open Research and Research Data Management; librarians and scholarly communications specialists included. We invite you to find out more and secure your place at:

Register by 17th October for an early bird discount