Graduate School Workshops coming up!

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Funding your postdoctoral career, Katie Jones
Thursday, 16 May from 16:30 to 18:30
T-Pod, Rockingham Library, Park Campus.
This session aims to demonstrate the range of opportunities available to fund your postdoctoral research and detail the services offered by the Research and Strategic Bidding Office to support you in bidding for funding.

Working with Children, Dr Jane Callaghan
Thursday, 23 May from 17:00 to 19:00
MY120, Maidwell Building, Avenue Campus.
In this session, we will consider ethical and practical issues in working with children.  We will draw on both ‘mainstream’ and ‘critical’ insights to construct a sense of how best we might work as researchers with children and young people.  Particular attention will be paid to models of consultation, involvement and participation.

How to Argue, Dr Graham Smith
Wednesday, 5 June 2013 from 17:00 to 19:00 (BST)
T-Pod, Rockingham Library, Park Campus.

Argument mapping (AM) is an innovative technique for visualizing arguments. AM helps individuals and groups to reach better decisions. After an introduction to AM, activities in this workshop will provide hands-on experience of producing an argument map and drawing conclusions from it. There will also be an opportunity to discuss the various uses of AM within decision making and educational settings.

Your thesis: Working with long documents in Word, Simone Apel
Thursday, 6 June 2013 from 16:30 to 19:00
Grendon 152, Park Campus.

This hands-on workshop looks at the challenges of handling long documents in Word 2007/2010and offers practical tips to address various issues, such as templates, styles, headers and footers, master documents and much more.

Writing bids, Katie Jones
Monday, 10 June 2013 from 12:00 to 14:00
T-Pod, Rockingham Library, Park Campus.

This workshop will use practical exercises to introduce participants to the skills and approaches required to writing applications for grants.

Interviewing for researchers, Dr Jane Callaghan
Thursday, 20 June 2013 from 11:00 to 13:00
T-Pod, Rockingham Library, Park Campus.

Interviewing is often described as the primary way of generating material for qualitative research. In this workshop we will explore the methods used in good qualitative interviewing, and will consider some of the theoretical issues that researchers need to take into account when conducting qualitative interviews.

About Simone Apel

Researcher Developer for The Graduate School, University of Northampton.

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