Researcher Development

DoctoralSkills programme for 2017-18

Booking a place on a workshop and waiting lists

All of our workshops are offered on a first come - first served basis. If you try and book a place on a workshop which is full you will be automatically allocated a place on a waiting list. If a place subsequently becomes available all students on the waiting list will be notified, with the place filled on a first come first served basis.

DoctoralSkills workshop dates

This is our current DoctoralSkills programme. We hope to add more sessions over the academic year, so please revisit this list for new worskhops.

November 2017

16/11/2017 10:15-12:05 ChemDraw: advanced
17/11/2017 10:15-12:05 Referencing and plagiarism
20/11/2017 10:00-12:00 Introduction to EndNote X7
20/11/2017 12:15-14:05 Introduction to SPSS
21/11/2017 10:15-12:05 Finding scientific and engineering data 
21/11/2017 14:00-17:00 Being a more effective networker
22/11/2017 10:15-12:05 Literature searching in mathematics and computer science 
22/11/2017 13:30-16:45 Thinking critically and writing critically: for the social sciences
22/11/2017 10:30-12:00 The macro-structure of a PhD thesis
23/11/2017 10:15-12:05 Literature searching for business, finance and management
23/11/2017 12:15-15:05 Quantitative statistics 1: introduction to data analysis and hypothesis testing
24/11/2017 10:15-12:05 Finding statistics & data in the Social Sciences
27/11/2017 14:00-16:00 Introduction to EndNote X7
28/11/2017 09:30-16:30 Teaching introduction for postgraduates who teach: lab-based teaching
28/11/2017 10:15-12:05 Literature searching: Reaxys
28/11/2017 13:15-14:05 Introduction to Public Engagement (for Science and Engineering)
29/11/2017 10:15-12:05 Reference management software
29/11/2017 13:30-16:45 Thinking critically and writing critically: for engineering and design
30/11/2017 10:00-11:30 Excel: Database techniques

 

December 2017

01/12/2017   10:00-12:30   Word: Managing large documents
01/12/2017   10:15-12:05   Open access: What, why, and how?
04/12/2017   09:30-12:30   Building confidence and assertiveness
04/12/2017   14:00-16:00   Introduction to EndNote X7
04/12/2017   14:00-17:00   Surviving your doctorate
05/12/2017   10:15-12:05   Searching for patent information
05/12/2017   13:15-16:05   Quantitative statistics 2: hypothesis testing and probability distributions
06/12/2017   10:15-11:45   Excel: Pivot tables
06/12/2017   10:15-12:05   RSC National Chemical Database Service
06/12/2017   13:30-16:45   Thinking critically and writing critically: for science 
07/12/2017   10:15-11:15   ChemDraw: creating biological drawings
07/12/2017   12:15-13:05   An introduction to PURE
08/12/2017   10:15-12:05   Research data management: working with data

January 2018

08/01/2018   14:00-16:00   Introduction to EndNote X7
11/01/2018   10:00-12.00   Excel: Advanced
15/01/2018   14:00-16:30   Word: Managing large documents
16/01/2018   09:30-16:30   Teaching introduction for postgraduates who teach: problem-class teaching
16/01/2018   10:00-13:00   Designing a creative public engagement activity for the Bath Science Festival
16/01/2018   13:30-16:30   Introduction to the R software environment for statistics: 1
18/01/2018   10:15-12:05   Research data management: sensitive data
23/01/2018   13:30-16:30   Introduction to the R software environment for statistics: 2
24/01/2018   10:15-12:30   Preparing for your viva
29/01/2018   14:00-16:00   Introduction to EndNote X7
29/01/2018   13:30-16:45   How to write a research paper: for the sciences
30/01/2008   10:15-13:05   Quantitative Statistics 3: Linear Regression
30/01/2008   14:00-16:00   Getting started with LaTeX: Part 1
31/01/2018   13:30-16:45   How to write a research paper: for engineering and design
31/01/2018   14:00-16:00   Getting started with LaTeX: Part 2

February 2018

01/02/2018   13:30-16:45   How to write a research paper: for the social sciences
01/02/2018   14:00-16:00   Getting started with LaTeX: Part 3
01/02/2018   10:15-12:45   How to plan your PhD
01/02/2018   14:15-16:45   The seven secrets of highly successful research students
02/02/2018   09:30-13:00   Impact and engagement skills training for early career researchers
06/02/2018   10:15-12:05   Literature searching: SciFinder
07/02/2018   10:15-12:05   Literature searching in Education
07/02/2018   13:15-14:05   Introduction to Public Engagement (for managemnt and social sciences)
08/02/2018   10:15-12:05   Literature searching in the social sciences
09/02/2018   10:15-12:05   Literature searching: PsycINFO & PsycEXTRA
13/02/2018   10:15-12:05   Publications, citations and open access
14/02/2018   10:15-12:05   ChemDraw:beginners
15/02/2018   10:15-12:05   Literature and data searching for Engineering and Design
16/02/2018   14:00-16:00   Introduction to EndNote X7
16/02/2018   10:15-12:05   Literature searching in biology and biochemistry
21/02/2018   14:00-16:30   Word: Managing large documents
22/02/2018   10:15-12:05   Referencing and plagiarism
22/02/2018   10:15-12:05   Literature searching: Embase
23/02/2018   10:15-12:05   Reference management software
26/02/2018   17:15-19:15   Introduction to Stata: Part 1
27/02/2018   10:15-12:05   Literature searching for business, finance and management
27/02/2018   17:15-19:15   Introduction to Stata: Part 2
28/02/2018   10:15-12:05   Searching for patent information

March 2018

01/03/2018   10:15-12:05   Literature searching: SCOPUS
01/03/2018   13:15-14:05   Applying for jobs in academia (Webinar)
02/03/2018   10:15-12:05   Research data managment: planning
05/03/2018   14:00-15:30   Introduction to mind mapping with MindGenius
06/03/2018   10:15-12:05   Understanding copyright
07/03/2018   10:15-12:05   Open access: What, why, and how?
08/03/2018   09:30-12:30   Managing your research project
08/03/2018   10:15-12:05   Literature searching in mathematics and computer science 
08/03/2018   13:30-16:30   Creative thinking and problem solving
09/03/2018   10:15-12:05   Commercial awareness: tools to prepare for job searching and interviews
12/03/2018   10:00-12:00   Introduction to EndNote X7
13/03/2018   10:00-13:00   How to give a good presentation
13/03/2018   10:15-12:05   Finding scientific and engineering data 
13/03/2018   14:00-17:00   Time management
14/03/2018   10:15-12:05   ChemDraw: advanced
15/03/2018   10:15-12:05   Finding statistics & data in the Social Sciences
15/03/2018   12:15-14:05   Social media for careers
16/03/2018   10:15-11:15   Introduction to research data management 
20/03/2018   10:15-12:05   Literature searching in Physics
21/03/2018   09:30-12:30   Building confidence and assertiveness
21/03/2018   10:15-12:05   Literature searching: Reaxys
21/03/2018   10:15-12:30   Preparing for your viva
21/03/2018   14:00-17:00   Surviving your doctorate
23/03/2018   10:15-12:05   Literature searching: Web of Science

April 2018

10/04/2018   10:15-12:05   Using DIGIMAP: Ordnance Survey maps and data
11/04/2018   10:15-12:05   Successful interviews
12/04/2018   10:15-12:05   RSC National Chemical Database Service
16/04/2018   10:00-12:00   Introduction to EndNote X7
17/04/2018   10:15-12:05   Research data managment: planning
17/04/2018   10:15-11:45   Excel: Formulae and Functions
18/04/2018   13:30-16:45   Planning and writing your doctoral thesis: for science
20/04/2018   10:00-12:30   Word: Managing large documents
23/04/2018   12:15-13:05   Introduction to PURE
24/04/2018   10:00-11:30   Excel: Basic Concepts
25/04/2018   13:30-16:45   Planning and writing your doctoral thesis: for engineering and design
26/04/2018   09:30-12:45   Planning and writing a thesis: for the social sciences

May 2018

02/05/2018   09:30-12:30   Staying motivated during your doctorate
02/05/2018   13:30-16:30   Imposter syndrome
08/05/2018   09:30-12:30   Managing your research project
08/05/2018   13:30-16:30   Creative thinking and problem solving
09/05/2018   09:30-12:30   Building confidence and assertiveness
09/05/2018   14:00-17:00   Surviving your doctorate
10/05/2018   09:30-12:45   How best to read a research paper: for science
10/05/2018   10:00-12:00   Excel: Creating Charts
10/05/2018   10:15-12:15   Research data management: archiving and sharing
10/05/2018   13:30-16:30   Designing a creative public engagement activity
14/05/2018   10:00-12:00   Introduction to EndNote X7
16/05/2018   13:30-16:45   How best to read a research paper: for engineering and design
23/05/2018   13:30-16:45   How best to read a research paper: for social sciences

June 2018

04/06/2018   10:00-12:00   Introduction to EndNote X7
05/06/2018   13:30-16:45   Thinking critically and writing critically: for engineering and design
06/06/2018   10:00-12:00   Excel: advanced
06/06/2018   10:15-12:30   Preparing for your viva
07/06/2018   13:30-16:45   Thinking critically and writing critically: for science 
12/06/2018   10:00-13:00   How to give a good presentation
12/06/2018   13:30-16:45   Thinking critically and writing critically: for the social sciences
12/06/2018   14:00-17:00   Being a more effective networker
13/06/2018   10:15-12:05   Research data managment: planning
22/06/2018   10:00-12:30   Word: Managing large documents
25/06/2018   10:00-12:00   Introduction to EndNote X7

July 2018

03/07/2018   12:15-13:05   Introduction to PURE
09/07/2018   10:15-11:15   Introduction to research data management