The 2016-17 PGR and ECR Skills Development Programme
Booking is open for postgraduate research students, so just log into Gateway and click on Calendar (left hand menu) and you will see the full list of workshops, development days and events coming up. For full instructions on how to book and on Gateway’s development tools for research students, see this Hub post.
WE RUN DEVELOPMENT DAYS EVERY ACADEMIC YEAR! These are full days, linked to a stage of study or focus on an area of development, such as presentation skills or writing. If you’ve missed one, don’t worry, it will run again next academic year.
Getting Started 1 (for PGR students at the beginning of their doctoral studies)
May 2nd 2017 in PY101, Pytchley, Park Campus.
Setting out on your Research Project (includes Ethics)
Writing & Structuring your Thesis
Project and Time Planning Tips
Getting Started part 2 (for PGR students at the beginning of their doctoral studies)
May 10th 2017 in the TPod, Rockingham Library, Park Campus.
Word: Working with Long Documents
Systematic literature searching
Risk Assessing your Research
Academic writing Development Day (for all PGRs and ECRs*)
With Dr Adair Richards
Preparing for Transfer – for students approaching the Transfer stage of their research degree.
Finishing Development Day – for PGRs writing up/pre-submission
Preparing for the Viva
Alumni Lunch / viva survivors Q&A
Editing and finishing your thesis
Proofreading your work
Presenting Skills Development Day – Excellent conference presentations
April 7th 2017 in PY101 (Pytchley – near to the Student Centre and Santander Bank)
With Dr Adair Richards. (For all PGRs and ECRs*)
Part-Time Researcher – for part time research degree students within their first or second year
25 May 2017, from 09:30 to 16:00
Publishing Development Day – for all research degree students.
Getting Published in Academic Journals
Meet the editors.
Promoting and Communicating your Research Online
- See the Gateway Calendar for details of all workshops and events forthcoming and for booking instructions. Nb. You will need to log in to Gateway.
Please note that, as well as these generic workshops from The Graduate School, your Faculty will provide discipline-related development and your supervisors project-specific support. Please talk to your Faculty’s research leader or your supervisors for advice.
If you would like to see a generic workshop in a subject not currently covered by the Graduate School Development Programme then please contact Simone Apel with details.
Inductions for new PGR students
OCTOBER 2016 INDUCTION
Tuesday October 25th – Friday October 28th 2016
MARCH 2017 INDUCTION
Tuesday March 21st-24th 2017
Images of Research
Call for Images – August to November
Gallery corridor exhibition – Monday 30 January to 17 February 2017
Launch party January 31st 2017
Exhibition currently at Avenue Library until Easter 2017.
Graduate School PGR Poster competition
Weds 17th May 2017
Graduate School PGR and ECR* Conference
Tuesday 20th June 2017
Graduate School Update Day
Thursday 29th June 2017
Also, look out for emails via your northampton.ac.uk account. [To find out how to forward emails from that account to your personal account see the Hub Post here]. Notifications will also appear on:
* We define Early Career Researchers (ECRs) as those members of University staff starting out on their career whose work role involves a substantial amount of research.
Post updated 20th March 2017
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