York Researcher Professional Development and Skills Programme 2021/22

The Research Excellence Training Team (RETT) delivers a comprehensive programme of professional development and skills training for all researchers at the University of York. Training is focused around five key themes: Professional Development & Employability Partnerships, Collaborations & Civic Engagement Public Engagement & Communication Research Management & Leadership Community & Wellbeing Find out what’s on … Continue reading York Researcher Professional Development and Skills Programme 2021/22

Networking and collaboration – How can it help your research?

Traditionally researchers have worked either alone or in small research teams. Research councils and funding bodies, however, increasingly expect researchers to work in cognate subject disciplines to enable a cross-fertilisation of ideas and expertise. But how do you network effectively and set up successful collaborations? Organised by the Research Excellence Training Team (RETT), this session … Continue reading Networking and collaboration – How can it help your research?

RET Team Online Career & Professional Development Training for PG Researchers

The response to our online training this year has been overwhelmingly positive, with 87% saying they are enjoying it. Our ‘live’ online courses involve interactive elements and are complemented with resources on the RETT VLE. In addition there are stand alone self directed courses such as the Being an Effective Researcher Tutorial (BERT) – also … Continue reading RET Team Online Career & Professional Development Training for PG Researchers

Skills training in March

Take a look at the schedule for March and sign up via Skillsforge. Wed 17 March – Careers Beyond Academia: Exploring Options Thu 18 March – Careers Beyond Academia: Interviews Tue 23 March – Preparing for Your Viva Wed 24 March – Getting Published in Peer-reviewed Journals Wed 31 March – Social Media for Researchers We hope to see you … Continue reading Skills training in March

February skills training

Take a look at the schedule for February and sign up via Skillsforge. Tue 2nd – Managing Your Research DataWed 3rd – Effective Project ManagementThu 4th – Academic Careers: What’s Involved?Thu 4th – Making the most of your PhD Tue 9th – Career planning: Developing your career planWed 10th – Effective Time ManagementWed 10th – How to Thrive and Survive in your … Continue reading February skills training

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Thrive and Survive your PhD Coordinator

We are very pleased to provide an opportunity for a proactive and committed postgraduate (or postdoctoral) research to take up the new role of ‘Thrive and Survive your PhD’ series coordinator.  The ‘How to Thrive and Survive in your PhD’ workshop series is a peer-led initiative  designed for students to share information and advice between year groups and … Continue reading JOB OPPORTUNITY: Thrive and Survive your PhD Coordinator

January skills training

Take a look at the schedule for January and sign up via Skillsforge. Wed 6th – Getting Published in Peer Reviewed JournalsTue 12th – Career planning: Understanding yourself and your optionsTue 12th – Preparing for Your VivaThu 14th – How to Prepare a PresentationMon 18th – Framing your Research QuestionWed 20th – Making the most of your PhDWed 20th – Creativity and … Continue reading January skills training

December skills training

Take a look at the schedule for December and sign up via Skillsforge. Tue 1st – Searching the LiteratureTue 1st – Open Research Principles and PracticeWed 2nd – Preparing for Your VivaWed 2nd – PGR Coffee MorningThu 3rd – Careers Beyond Academia: Exploring OptionsThu 3rd – The Conversation Writing Workshop: Arts & HumanitiesMon 7th – The Conversation Writing Workshop: Social SciencesMon 7th … Continue reading December skills training

Mitigating risk to your research

As a way of supporting you during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Research Excellence Training Team have revised the ‘Effective Project Management’ workshop to include practical tips on how to adapt, adjust and mitigate risk to your research: Effective Project ManagementWednesday 9 December 20209.30-10.45amBook your place via Skills Forge