Booking opens for the PGR Development Programme for Autumn 2016

PGR Development are pleased to announce the time-table for Autumn 2016 for our workshops, webinars and online courses.

Timetable: You can see a chronological list of events and dates and a link to book your workshop on our website at

Please Note: The workshops ‘Taking ownership of your PhD’, ‘Introduction to the Research Environment’ and ‘Public Engagement in the Research Environment’ are intended for new PGR students and represent a re-naming of the workshops, ‘Introduction to the research Environment’ and ‘Interdisciplinary collaborations’ that were offered last year.

Highlights of the programme for this autumn include (follow links for booking):

Practical Thinking for Researchers  – Delivered by Dr Adrian West. This workshop explores at the craft of “thinking” and the different ways we can approach that systematically to be more effective thinkers

And New Careers-related webinars,

Using LinkedIn to manage your Career 3rd Nov 1:30 – 2:30 pm and
Developing Effective CVs & Applications8th Dec 1:30 – 2:30 pm

We recently announced dates for upcoming careers workshops and our online course. Please see our previous blog for further details:

Preparing for your future career – opportunities in Autumn 2016


We are also continuing and enhancing our webinar series. For further details please see the timetable for booking information.

31st Oct  Research Writing: maintaining motivation for your writing 12:30 – 13:30
7th Nov   Research Writing: communicating your research effectively  12:30 – 13:30
21st Nov    After the DNA now what? Creating your own plan of professional development  12:30 – 13:30
28th Nov    Enhancing your Research Presentations  12:30 – 13:30
5th Dec    Project Management for PhD Researchers – an Introduction  12:30 – 13:30

Academic Presentations: We  are continuing our workshops on Delivering Academic Presentations with workshop coming up on the dates, 26th Oct, 24th Nov and 8th Dec. Again view the timetable for booking information.

Finally, don’t forget, LDC Postgraduate Researcher Week, 10th -14th Oct contains many workshops and related sessions to help enhance your experience as a researcher at Liverpool.