Booking Open for First-Year Development Workshops May-June 2015

Booking is now open for the remaining First-Year Development Workshops for this academic year, which will be delivered between the end of May and June 2015.  Please see the dates and course codes in the table below.  For further information about the workshops, pre-arrival requirements and instructions for booking a place, please visit the PGR Development website:

The First-Year Workshops are a formal requirement of the PGR Development Programme and you are recommended to attend one of these workshops early in your degree.

The Structure of the Workshop

During the workshop participants will work in teams to devise a novel interdisciplinary research project. Each team will write an abstract outlining the need for the project, deliver a persuasive group presentation and take part in a peer review at the end of the workshop. This workshop provides:

  • Opportunities to network with researchers from other disciplines and to learn new approaches towards your research
  • Occasions to communicate your research and ideas with peers
  • Discussions concerning the wider research environment
  • A safe and supportive environment where you can practice the skills and behaviours to enhance your research career

For further information and to see workshop activities, please visit the following webpages:

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Date Workshop Booking Open Places Course Code
20-22 May First-Year Development Workshop yes 28 APRS012
3-5 June First-Year Development Workshop yes 28 APRS013
17-19 June First-Year Development Workshop yes 28 APRS014

If the workshop you wish to attend is fully booked, and none of the current workshop dates and times is suitable for you, please register your interest using our Expression of Interest Form.