We need your help to extend a warm welcome to all our new postgraduate researchers starting in the autumn. Can you volunteer to be a buddy? The PGR Buddy Scheme provides peer to peer support for new PGR students. It can make a huge difference to receive advice from someone who’s been there before. The … Continue reading Could you help welcome a new PGR in the autumn?
Do you have a deadline coming up or a piece of writing that’s long overdue? Or maybe some data analysis that just keeps slipping to the bottom of your to-do list? It can be hard to schedule devoted time in which to sit, think, and write. Our online retreats give you time, peace, and space … Continue reading Virtual writing retreats
Careers Outside Academia: Interviews 29th November, 10:00-12:00, SLB/004 This workshop is aimed at those who are applying for job opportunities outside academia. It will include discussion of the function of interviews, some practical advice about preparing for and handling interview situations, plus an opportunity to practice interview skills. The aim of the course is to … Continue reading Upcoming Researcher Training Sessions
Identity, Engagement and Inclusion in Research 19th October, 11:00-12:00, Online This workshop will take the form of a panel-based discussion, examining topics such as how our own identities have shaped our research practices; engagement, inclusion and recruitment of marginalised groups in research; and how we can reduce the bridge between researchers and participants. Deadline 17th … Continue reading October: Upcoming researcher development sessions
Please take a look at our Professional Development & Skills Programme – and see below for a couple of upcoming sessions we’d like to highlight to you. Please note that bookings close in advance of each session – so book soon to avoid missing out! Academic Careers: What’s Involved? 4th October, 9:30-11:00, Online This session will provide an … Continue reading Upcoming researcher training sessions