Graduate School Workshops: Highlights for November and December 2014
From now until the end of December, the Graduate School are offering doctoral students at UN a variety of skills development sessions.
For new PGRs: Two Development days are on offer – Getting Started 1 and 2 – containing no less than 6 different skills workshop.
For those students who are well into the task of writing: We have the skilled and knowledgable Adair Richards coming in to run an academic writing day – a skills training session AND practical writing retreat. Only 11 places left on this so book soon!
For those near the end of their PhD: Chris Roe’s Preparing for the Viva will run as an evening workshop and a careers workshop will support those looking for research work in academic and non-academic fields.
For all: We are also running two SPSS training sessions, these are open to Early Career Researchers and PGR students.
See below for booking details and more information ….
November 13th 2014 @ 9:30-16:00
Getting Started Part 1: (Development Day for PGRs between enrolment and registration). http://start1devdaynov14.eventbrite.co.uk
- Systematic Literature Searching
- Risk Assessing your Research
- MS Word: Working with Long Documents”
November 17th 2014 @ 10:00-12:00
SPSS part 1: Introduction to SPSS (for PGRs and ECRs)
http://spsspart1intronov14.eventbrite.co.uk/ (part 2 is on December 1st – see below)
November 18th 2014 @ 17:00-19:00
Preparing for the Viva (for PGRs)
November 26th 2014 @ 12:00-14:00
Careers focus: Preparing for Interviews (for PGRs)
December 1st 2014 @ 10:00-12:00
SPSS part 2: Basic Inferential Statistics in SPSS (for PGRs and ECRs)
December 10th 2014 @ 9:15-16:30
Academic Writing Development Day (for PGRs at transfer to writing up stage).
Dr Adair Richards Academic writing workshop plus practical writing retreat. 20 places only!
December 17th 2014 @ 9:30-16:30
Getting Started Part 2: (Development Day for PGRs between enrolment and registration).
- Successful Research Proposals and Ethics
- Writing and Structuring your Thesis
- Project / time planning tips and resources
For the full list of workshops and activities this academic year, please see the generic Skills Development Programme Hub Post.