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Douglas Burnham

About Douglas Burnham

Professor of Philosophy

National student survey results for 2018!

We’ve just received the data from PTES 2018. PTES stands for ‘Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey’ and is a cross-UK standardised student satisfaction data collection. The survey was held in Spring 2018. I’m pleased to be able to report that the … Continue reading

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Student Satisfaction

“The Postgraduate (taught) Experience Survey has just completed. This is an independent, national audit of how postgraduate students feel about their course. I’m very pleased to report that our students on the MA in Continental Philosophy are happy indeed. 100% … Continue reading

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New Semester Approaching

To all new and returning students, I for one am looking forward to doing some philosophy again, after a summer of … well, eating too much, mostly. The New Semester officially begins on September 12th. But that’s induction week, for … Continue reading

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Professor Visiting

I was pleased last week to entertain my old friend and co-author Ole Martin Skilleas, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Bergen. In addition to some good food and wine, we spent long hours at my dining room table, … Continue reading

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Postgraduate Loans up and running!

Student Finance England’s new Postgraduate Loan application service is now open! The quickest and easiest way for students to apply is online at: https://www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan We are encouraging students to apply as early as possible to make sure their Postgraduate Loan is … Continue reading

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Support event at Warwick for part-time researchers

Warwick is hosting a day event designed to provide practical advice to part-time doctoral researchers. Details here.

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A new semester approaches

The first week of teaching for new or returning students on our taught degree courses will be SEPTEMBER 21st, 2015. It would be helpful if you could enroll (or re-enroll) a couple of weeks prior to that date, so that … Continue reading

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PTES results

The Postgraduate (taught) Experience Survey has just completed. This is an independent, national audit of how postgraduate students feel about their course. I’m very pleased to report that our students on the MA in Continental Philosophy are happy indeed. 100% … Continue reading

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science as a hammer

This is an interesting one: a MOOC on climate science, but with an important difference. It is not simply presenting the science, in the objective way that we all believe science is supposed to work. Rather, it is presenting strategies … Continue reading

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Professors honoured for distinguished service to their students

David Webb and Douglas Burnham have both received multiple nominations for the ‘Staffordshire Student Experience Awards’. These include nominations in the categories of ‘Personal Tutor of the Year’ and ‘Positive Impact’.

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