PGR Development have now opened booking for workshops in January and February 2017. Full details, including dates and links to booking forms are provided on our Timetable
This programme includes new workshops and courses to help your communicate your research within and outside your field, in addition to further dates for the career related workshops and the webinars offered this Autumn.
Communicating your research
Presenting for Public Engagement – 14 Feb This full day workshop offers experiential learning in advanced presentation skills techniques and aims to prepare PGRs for presenting their research to wider public.
Preparing poster presentations – 19 Jan, 16 Feb What makes a good poster, and how do you maximise this opportunity to generate discussion around your research topic? This half-day workshop offers experiential learning in poster design and presentation skills.
Communicating Research in Humanities and Social Sciences Online 30 Jan – 10 April 2017
Communicating Research in Sciences Online 30 Jan – 10 April 2017
These are two Ten week online courses that offer participants opportunities to develop and share their own research and PhD related issues in a supportive and structured online environment. A direct outcome of the course is a ready-made blog for those researchers interested in sharing their research with the wider public.
See also the repeated offering of our half day sessions on ‘Delivering Academic Presentations’ and the webinars on research writing and delivering effective presentations. See our Timetable for information.
The following introductory workshops also offer practice in communicating your research:
Public Engagement in the Research Environment 18 Jan
Introduction to the Research Environment 1st Feb
We offer new dates for the five half day careers workshops, from ‘Career Management’, 19 Jan, to Developing Your Networking Skills, 26 Jan, to ‘Preparing Academic applications’in March, together with two new webinars:
Networking Skills, 26 Jan 13.30-14.30 – A practical webinar designed to help you identify ways to develop your networking ability and expand your support community. A practical session to gain confidence in your ability to network effectively.
Effective Interview Skills 2 Feb 13.30 – 14.30 -This session is designed to boost your confidence and understanding of how to shine throughout the selection process.