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  • CDF (Cohort Development Fund) pages are now accessible via the left hand menu for easier access. All students should be able to add comments to these pages and see at a glance what events are taking place. If you would like to create your own CDF event and would like to generate some interest and find some helpers M3C can set a page up for you, please email enquiries@midlands3cities.ac.uk and we can arrange this for you  

  • Updated!! Talking Heads - a series of workshops to train students in the fundamentals of interviewing people in the arts for a variety of media: TV, radio, live festivals, and print journalism. Information can be found using this link http://bit.ly/1JXOLm2


  • The British Library has launched a new placement scheme to provide opportunities for PhD students to develop career skills and experience that complement their research activities and academic training. Further information on the Events and News page and the application deadline is 19th February 2016.

What is the VPP?

The VPP (Virtual Postgraduate Platform) is a collaborative platform for the AHRC- and M3C-funded Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership. It is a single online space for Midlands3Cities Doctoral Researchers, Supervisors, Site Directors and Administrators.   

The VPP includes:

  • Supervision space
  • Personal profile space
  • Help and guidance spaces 
  • Training database where you can search for professional courses and MA modules 
  • Student Resource Space

Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M3C DTP) is a collaboration between six universities - Birmingham City University, De Montfort University, Nottingham Trent University, University of Birmingham, University of Leicester and University of Nottingham. The M3C DTP provides combined research expertise for the personal and professional development of the next generation of arts and humanities doctoral researchers. Through the partnership, we aim to deliver excellence in all aspects of research supervision and training. The M3C DTP facilitates high quality supervision and access to a wide range of facilities and support networks across our 6 campuses and many external creative industry partners.

For further information please visit our website midlands3cities.ac.uk.