Windsor Park venue provides writing productivity

#DENWritingRetreat 26 PhD/EngD Students attended the facilitated DEN Writing Retreat at Cumberland Lodge in Great Windsor Park, which ran over 2 days; Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 February. Doctoral research students from the following CDTs and universities were in attendance: Centre for Digital Entertainment – University of Bath and Bournemouth University Digital Civics CDT –

Increasing research writing productivity at Beamish Hall

PhD students from across multiple EPSRC-supported Digital Economy Centres for Doctoral Training and relevant research groups recently benefited from a two-day residential facilitated writing retreat, which was held at Beamish Hall in County Durham on 27-28 November 2018. The aim of the residential retreat, which was attended by 28 PhD students from across 10 Universities, was to

CDT students benefit from DEN Writing Retreat

On 11-12 June 2018, 25 CDT students from across the Digital Economy Network attended a two-day facilitated doctoral writing retreat at Wyresdale Park, in Scorton. PhD student attendees had the choice of staying in local overnight accommodation at Wyresdale Hall, glamping belltents or the nearby Priory at Scorton for two nights, so that they could

Thrumpton Hall Writing Retreat, 23-25 April 2018

The Digital Economy Network (DEN) hosted their second PhD writing retreat of 2018 at the idyllic setting of Thrumpton Hall; a spectacular 17th century English country house, set in the village of Thrumpton near Nottingham. PhD students from across seven EPSRC-funded Digital Economy Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) signed up for this event to have

Digital Economy Diversity Network meets in Nottingham

The third Digital Economy Network Meeting took place on Friday 23 March 2018 in Nottingham, and was hosted by the EPSRC Horizon CDT in My Life in Data. CDT and PhD students from Newcastle University, University of Southampton, University of Nottingham and Loughborough University London met at the University of Nottingham’s Jubilee Conference Centre to

DEN holds two-day annual event at Digital Catapult

The Digital Economy Network (DEN) held a two day event at the Digital Catapult Centre in London on 1-2 February 2018 , which over 75 CDT staff, students, alumni and Network collaborators attended. Over the two days, over 75 doctoral students and staff from the DEN member Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs), along with representatives from

DEN CDT Managers meeting held in London

The Digital Economy Network (DEN) Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) Managers and Administrators Group meet on a twice-yearly basis, and this week the Autumn 2017 meeting took place in London on 8 November. Chaired by the DEN Manager, Felicia Black, this forum was initiated under DEN Theme 1 – Sharing Good Practice, and provides a mechanism for

Prizewinning PhD students celebrate success at entrepreneurship event

The Digital Economy Network delivered a two day entrepreneurship workshop and pitching competition specifically for Digital Economy doctoral students at the Digital Catapult Centre in London on 19-20 September.  Over 40 attendees from across 11 EPSRC Digital Economy Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) and Universities within the Network attended the event, which was led by