Category Archives: Workshops & Training
Want to Know More about Finding the Right Funder?
This interactive workshop is designed to help you to navigate the funding landscape and will cover topics on identifying the main sources of funding, how to use GRANTfinder effectively and winning tactics on how to increase your chance of success. The session is ideal if you have specific research ideas and would like help in finding external funding for them. Facilitated by Karen Lewis, Bidding Manager for the Research and Strategic Bidding Office.
This workshop will take place on Thursday, 25th May from 10am-12pm in Room S036, Sulgrave Building, Park Campus. To book a place, please click on the Eventbrite link.
This week, from March 21st to 24th, The Graduate School welcomes 14 new postgraduate research students, all joining the University to start a research degree, some part-time, some full time, with many being members of University staff. Read the rest of this entry
Every year, Cumberland Lodge offers first and second year doctoral students studying at universities in the United Kingdom the chance to develop skills in communication, public engagement and interdisciplinary collaboration through a scholarship scheme. Find out more about the scheme and how to apply: Read the rest of this entry
So… you want to do research?
STOP… THINK… What about the data that is going to form the basis of your research?
Think through the following first and create a draft data managment plan. As your research develops you can modify and update this.
All you need to know when Writing a Winning Bid
Writing a winning bid isn’t as simple as just putting your ideas down on paper. Making sure that your written application does your project justice is key to impressing the reviewers and securing funding. Facilitated by Helen Backhouse, Bidding Officer for the Research and Strategic Bidding Office, this workshop will equip you with the tools to write a winning bid of your own.
Tuesday, 25th April from 2-4pm in Room C312, Cottesbrooke Building, Park Campus.
To book your place, please click on the Eventbrite link.
If you are a Postgraduate Research Student studying part-time then you might be interested in the Part-Time Researcher Development Day The Graduate School are running on Thursday 25th May, in collaboration with the University of Leicester.
Originally developed through Vitae, the Programme is a day-long series of discussions and workshops, offering part-time research students the time and space to share and discuss issues which directly affect their research degree study.
During the day there will be a number of development sessions, which will include how to get the best from your supervisor at a distance and part-time and a workshop on time, productivity and motivation management. A facilitated discussion on the ethos and problems of part-time research will be tackled through the day, with a problem solving session later on. Additionally, the programme offers a valuable opportunity for students to meet and chat with fellow part-timers to share experiences and solutions.
The programme will be advertised to all part-time research students from the regional Midlands Universities. For more information and to book a place see the Eventbrite booking page. For more information please contact Simone Apel from The Graduate School.
Do you wish to learn more on Project Management?
Whether you are leading a project or acting as a partner, this short workshop will provide an understanding of Project Management processes to enable you to deliver a successful project. Facilitated by Paul Bramble, Project Officer for the Research and Strategic Bidding Office.
This workshop will take place on Monday, 6th March from 2-4pm in Room SOO8, Sulgrave Building, Park Campus. To book a place, please click on the Eventbrite link below.
Do you want to learn about IP? Protect your knowledge and creations? Look at ways in which you can work with industry?
Come along to the RSB Workshop and learn more about IP and why you need to protect creations and knowledge when partnering with industry. This Workshop is facilitated by Christi Mitchell of Highbury Consulting, the University’s partner for IP protection and commercialisation. Christi brings with her vast experience of supporting Universities and other organisations with their IP.
To book a place on this Workshop, please click on the Eventbrite link.
Thursday, 23rd February from 2-4pm
Change of Venue – please note this workshop will now take place in Room MY85, Maidwell Building, Avenue Campus