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September 2016


CSC Introductory Dinner – Thursday 1st September

The CSC 2016-7 cohort within the chemical sciences had an introductory session at the School of Chemistry followed by a dinner at a local restaurant to celebrate the start of their Ph.D. studies here in St Andrews.

IMG_3379 (1)Photo: A snapshot of the School of Chemistry CSC Ph.D. students (and Prof. Nick Westwood) at Zizzi’s restaurant. (01/09/16)

Poster: 02/09/16


Introduction to PGR Studies – Wednesday 7th September

As part of the CSC-ELT course, you will meet Heather McKiggan-Fee, who is based in CAPOD and runs GRADskills, generic doctoral skills training. Heather will be running a session for new CSC students on Wednesday 7th September on the theme of professionalism.

Heather is also going to enrol new CSC students on her GRADskills Resources Moodle course, so you can also access a 30-minute video on Supervision: working effectively with your supervisor.

Posted: 01/09/16


August 2016

Introduction Session

Nick met up with the majority of the new CSC-funded chemistry PhD students at the start of their ELT course. It was great to see everyone and see that they had all settled in well. The next event involving chemistry is on Thursday 1st September.

Posted: 29/08/16


August 2016

Applications go online from the 1st October 2016 for the China Scholarship Council Ph.D. project. Closing date for applications will be 30th December 2016. Feel free to get in touch with potential supervisors in advance of this to express your interest.

Visit the How to Apply page for more information.

Posted: 02/08/16


August 2016

Welcome to CSC Cohort 2016-17! We look forward to welcoming you to the School of Chemistry this September.

Posted: 01/08/16


July 2016

9 Ph.D. and 3 Joint-Ph.D. scholarships have been awarded by St Andrews University School of Chemistry in conjunction with the China Scholarship Council program. A key focus of this program is to bring bright minds to our world-leading research facilities to broaden and shape the skills of future leaders in science.

Posted: 01/07/16