2015 Skills Development Days for UN research students and Early Career Researchers

Graduate School WorkshopsFrom January to April the Graduate School are holding 4 different Development Days for PGRs, two of which are also open to Early Career Researchers working at UN. For PGRs preparing for Transfer, a Pre-Transfer Development Day is running on January 15th and a Personal Effectiveness Day on March 3rd looks at managing your supervisory (and other professional) relationships and handling the ups and downs of doctoral study.

For Early Career Researchers (ECRs) and PGRs we have a Presentation Skills Day in February, featuring experienced and highly effective trainer and researcher, Dr Adair Richards. This day is a must for all of you preparing to deliver conference and seminar papers in the spring and summer. Lastly we are holding a Publishing Day for support on publishing & writing for academic journals.

To book or for more information just click on the links below.

Pre-Transfer Development Day for PGRs between registration and transfer
January 15th 2015 at 9:30-16:00 @TPod, Rockingham Library, Park Campus
Three workshops in one day: “Preparing for transfer“, “Managing your research data” & “Preparing for the mock viva and transfer seminar
Book at http://pretransdevdayjan15.eventbrite.co.uk/

Presentation skills: Development Day for PGRs and ECRs
February 10th 2015 9:15-16:30 @MY120, Avenue Campus
Worried about presenting at conferences, nervous about forthcoming seminars or just want to improve your presentation skills for many different reasons? Don’t miss this opportunity to spend a whole day learning practical advice, getting the best tips, and also some practice, in honing your presentation skills and confidence when speaking aloud..
Book at http://presskillsfeb15.eventbrite.co.uk/ 

Personal Effectiveness Day: Managing professional relationships & handling the doctoral roller coaster (for PGRs)
March 3rd 2015 9:30-16:30 @MY120, Avenue Campus
Two workshops in one day: “Negotiation in work and study”: Ms Karin Blak
Experiencing the Doctorate” : Dr Matthew Callender, Dr Richard Hazenberg
These two workshops will help you develop good communication with your supervisor, deal with conflicts, handle the ups and downs of doctoral study and give you strategies for emotional support.
Book at https://personaleffectmar15.eventbrite.co.uk

Publishing Development Day for PGRs and ECRs.
April 29th 2015 9:30-16:30 @TPod, Rockingham Library, Park Campus
Three workshops “Academic Writing for Journals“, “Getting Published“, “Meet the Editors” and “Blogging for Researchers“.
Book at http://pubdevdayapr15.eventbrite.co.uk

About Simone Apel

Researcher Developer for The Graduate School, University of Northampton.

Posted on December 18, 2014, in Uncategorized, Workshops & Training and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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