Researcher Development Programme 2023-24
All courses will take place online.
|Course name||Who should attend*||Date / Time||Delivery format||RDF**||Registration Link|
|Networking for career development||Relationship-building inside and outside of your research field is crucial for the success of your research and career development.||10-October-2023||1:15pm-2:30pm||B3 D2||Register|
|Applying for jobs outside of academia||This session will help you to market the skills and experience you have gained as a researcher in applications for jobs outside of academia..||16-October-2023||1:30pm-2:30pm||B3, D2||Register|
|Principles, influence and negotiation||TAll staff who want to learn more about influencing or negotiating along management lines, or with colleagues and collaborators.||19-October-2023||1:30pm-4:30pm||B1 C1, D1||Register|
|How to give a good presentation (Potential Energy)||Exploring and exposing what we do intellectually, emotionally and physically when we communicate effectively.||27-October-2023||2pm-5pm||B1, B3, D2, D3||Register|
|Applying for jobs inside of academia||This session will help you to market the skills and experience you have gained as a researcher in applications for jobs outside of academia.||7-November-2023||1pm-2pm||B3||Register|
|Sharing Research Data||This workshop will cover the rationales, policies and challenges involved in sharing research data openly||8-November-2023||9.30am-4.30pm||D21, D3||Register|
|Building Confidence (An Imposter Calls)||A workshop for all staff who wish to build and develop their own sense of confidence.||9-November-2023||2pm-5pm||B1, D1||Register|
|How to write a research paper: in the sciences||All researchers in the sciences/engineering and design/social sciences who want to learn how to write and showcase your research in a publishable paper that will demonstrate originality, significance and rigour.||14-November-2023||10am-12.30pm||A1, A2, A3, C1, D2||Register|
|Priorities, time and self management||All staff who want a review of patterns of time and self-management, and practical suggestions for enhancing them through conscious choices based on personal and meaningful priorities.||14-November-2023||1.30pm-4.30pm||B1, B2,||Register|
|How to write a research paper: in engineering and design||All researchers in the sciences/engineering and design/social sciences who want to learn how to write and showcase your research in a publishable paper that will demonstrate originality, significance and rigour.||16-November-2023||10am-12.30pm||A1, A2, A3, C1, D2||Register|
|How to write a research paper: in the social sciences||All researchers in the sciences/engineering and design/social sciences who want to learn how to write and showcase your research in a publishable paper that will demonstrate originality, significance and rigour.||17-November-2023||10am-12.30pm||A1, A2, A3, C1, D2||Register|
|Open software/code||It will cover the motivation, policies and challenges involved in open research software/code, as well as the various options available to researchers to share software/code.||20-November-2023||10am-1pm||D2, D3||Register|
|LinkedIn at lunchtime||LinkedIn is an essential professional networking tool; increasingly recruiters are using it to find, connect with and research potential candidates.||21-November-2023||1.15pm-14:05pm||B3||Register|
|Open access||The workshop will include examples relevant to open access and participants will be able to raise questions and discuss any concerns.||23-November-2023||10.15am-12:05pm||D2||Register|
|Developing a grant proposal||This workshop creates a structured opportunity to give and receive peer feedback on a section of writing for a grant.||29-November-2023||10am-12:30pm||A3, C3||Register|
|Resilience||In this interactive, online workshop, you’ll learn and practice the fundamentals of resilience, so you can respond to challenge and change effectively.||1-December-2023||9.30am-12:30pm||B2||Register|
|Introduction to Project Management||This online workshop provides a high-level overview of key project management techniques and concepts.||04-December-2023||9:30am-4:30pm||C2 , C3||Register|
|Successful interviews||This workshop will help you know what to expect from interviews for jobs inside and outside of research and how to prepare effectively.||7-December-2023||10.15am-11:45am||B3||Register|
|Pre-Registration||This workshop will provide an introduction to Pre-Registration||8-December-2023||10am-1pm||A1, A5, C1, C2, D2,D3||Register|
|Being a more effective networker (Cross Purposes)||All staff who find networking challenging and wish to gain more confidence in developing themselves and their networks.||11-December-2023||10am-1pm||B3, D1||Register|
|Preprints: an introduction||Preprints offer a route for disseminating research before formal peer review, which provides advantages but also raises questions.||12-December-2023||11am-12:30pm||A1||Register|
|Careers in academia||This workshop will help you find out about routes into an academic career and what academic recruiters are looking for.||14-December-2023||10.15am-12:15pm||B3||Register|
These workshops may be run again in semester two depending on demand. Please join the waiting list even if a workshop is fully booked as this will help us to prioritise your needs.
*Please consider this descriptor when before booking. Any queries regarding course suitability can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
**RDF: Researcher Development Framework. You can download this here to guide you when considering the right professional development for you at your career stage.
All courses for Term 2 will be published here by 1 December
All courses will take place online.