Skills and Career Development Events Diary

Use the Diary to find up-and-coming skills and career development events for research students and to book your place.
Title Start Date Description Location
Flipped Classroom Teaching Apr 25, 2018 02:00 PM This session is designed to provide an insight into flipped classroom teaching from a student and staff perspective. You will be provided with an opportunity to...
Peer Review Essentials Apr 26, 2018 02:00 AM In the case of most research funding applications, the assessment and decision-making process is informed by peer review. Funders convene peer review colleges a...
Grant Writeshops Apr 26, 2018 10:00 AM These writeshops will provide you with protected time and space to work through a grant proposal with colleagues. Research Development Managers appropriate to y...
Guided IT Learning Session Apr 26, 2018 01:00 PM Receive help with specific IT queries at Guided IT Learning Sessions. Book an appointment for 1 hour. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and ...
PhD Students: Planning your literature search May 01, 2018 10:00 AM This session is designed to get you thinking about the literature search aspect of your PhD and to help you plan your literature search.
Grant Writeshops May 02, 2018 02:30 PM These writeshops will provide you with protected time and space to work through a grant proposal with colleagues. Research Development Managers appropriate to y...
PhD Students: Conducting your Literature Search May 03, 2018 10:00 AM This session is designed for you to start work on an integral section of your PhD, the literature search, while receiving peer and expert support.
Excel 2013 - Pivot Tables for Analysing Data May 03, 2018 01:30 PM Introduces the advantages of using Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts in Excel. Pivot Tables are useful for summarising large amounts of data and viewing it in diffe...
Finding images for research May 04, 2018 10:00 AM Images and visual sources are increasingly important for many fields of research. This session will introduce you to effective methods for finding images. We wi...
Good practice in DL supervision May 04, 2018 10:00 AM This a workshop aimed at supervisors of DL PhD students, and provides an opportunity to share and discuss good practice around the specific requirements and is...
Guided IT Learning Session May 08, 2018 09:30 AM Receive help with specific IT queries at Guided IT Learning Sessions. Book an appointment for 1 hour. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and ...
PhD Students: Introduction to EndNote May 08, 2018 10:00 AM This session allows you to use EndNote to start creating a database of references which can then be stored, searched and used in conjunction with Word to input ...
Survey and Questionnaire Design May 09, 2018 09:30 AM The aim of this session is to provide practical advice and guidance on designing surveys and questionnaires. The session is intended to help participants ask th...
Interviewing Skills for Researchers May 09, 2018 10:00 AM This session is a practical course in planning and conducting one to one non-structured interviews for research. Emphasis is on practical issues rather than the...
PhD students: Introduction to RefWorks May 10, 2018 10:00 AM This session allows you to use RefWorks to start creating a database of references which can then be stored, searched and used in conjunction with Word to input...
What you need to know about Open Access publishing May 11, 2018 10:00 AM This session will introduce you to the options for making your publications open access, and discuss the many benefits for researchers, not least maximising you...
Advanced Literature Searching May 14, 2018 10:00 AM This session looks at some of the more advanced search options and strategies that can be used when searching literature databases. This session would be use...
Linux Introduction May 16, 2018 01:00 PM The course will provide users with an Introduction to the Linux operating system. In particular we will focus on use of Linux from the command line. No prior ...
PhD students: Tools for note taking May 18, 2018 10:00 AM Making and organising notes is a fundamental activity for researchers. A variety of tools now exist that support all types of note taking, whether you are worki... Ken Edwards Room 101
Excel 2013 - Take Time to Learn May 21, 2018 09:30 AM You will use online learning materials and handouts with exercises to improve your knowledge of Excel and find out about the topics that are of interest to you....

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