The LDC Development team has announced the timetable for Autumn 2017, with booking open up to the end of October. See our web timetable for full details.
The specific events that we wish to highlight include:
Thesis writing workshops: These workshops are aimed at second and third year researchers who have begun their writing. They are a repeat of the Thesis Writing workshops offered previously, for those prepared to come and do some writing!
|17 Oct||10:00 – 12:00||BiteSize Thesis: format and structure|
|19 Oct||14:00 – 16:00||BiteSize Thesis: edit for clarity|
|24 Oct||10:00 – 12:00||BiteSize Thesis: read, write, repeat|
|26 Oct||14:00 – 16:00||BiteSize Thesis: overcome writer’s block|
You may also be interested in two sessions offered in Researcher week,
|Your Thesis: why you should start your writing now!||9 Oct 14.00-15.00|
|Thesis writing afternoon||10 Oct 13.00-17.00|
See the Researcher week timetable for more details.
Workshops for Public Engagement: A webinar and workshops to learn more about public engagement and to help you apply for funding and plan your own public engagement project.
|17 Oct||12:30 – 13:30||Webinar: Introduction to Public Engagement|
|25 Oct||13:00 – 16:30||Public Engagement Incubator|
|02 Nov||13:00 – 16:30||Designing a Public Engagement Project using Design Thinking|
Workshops to start your Career preparation: Our programme includes a range of half-day workshops and webinars for those preparing for their ongoing career, whatever stage of your PhD you are in.
|26 Oct||09:15 – 12:30||Developing Networking Skills (tbc)|
|31 Oct||09:15 – 12:30||Career Management|
|02 Nov||09:15 – 12:30||Developing your Interview Skills|
|02 Nov||13:30 – 14:30||Webinar: Networking Skills|
Additional workshops in this series are listed on the LDC Development timetable.
Career related events are also included in the Researcher week timetable.
Further workshops in the programme include:
Delivering Academic Presentations is a small group workshop for those who are already preparing a research presentation. There is a small amount of preparation required to make the most of this half day workshop
|18 Oct||13:00 – 16:00||Delivering Academic Presentations|
Exploring Intercultural Communication: This is a joint webinar with XJTLU (and hence the early start) for those who feel who are facing language or cultural barriers in their research. We will addresses both the advantages of adapting to a new cultures and solutions to help overcome problems.
|24 Oct||09:30 – 10:30||Webinar: Intercultural Communication in the PhD
– support with language and culture barriers
Workshop for part-time researchers – this workshop, offered in Researcher week, is open to all part-time researchers to share their experiences and solutions to any problems they have faced.
|Solving the Challenges of Part-Time Research||13 Oct 14.00-15.00|
LDC Development Team.