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Practice No. 380
Last modified: 30/06/2011 14:16:43
Institution: Imperial College London
A 2-day course to address topics such as: thesis writing and viva preparation, career options and planning, networking, and leadership within corporate and academic work contexts.
Practice No. 1238
Last modified: 26/11/2010 10:33:19
Institution: King's College, University of LondonA cross-disciplinary event aimed at giving early career researchers an insight into different careers in the academic environment and also the variety of routes into an academic career.
Practice No. 1224
Last modified: 24/11/2010 09:57:48
Institution: University College LondonThis is a brief summary of the organisational model that we have adopted in order to work more closely with Schools, Faculties and Departments and 'partner' with them in understanding and providing for the needs of their particular staff in a ‘bespoke’ way where appropriate. This positions us better to target our resource towards meeting real needs, while striving for enhanced alignment between UCL’s research strategy and individual aspirations. This new model also enables us to work more closely in partnership with other key people deployed at a Faculty or Department level, such as Research Facilitators, Research Leaders, HR Consultants, Faculty Managers etc.
Practice No. 981
Last modified: 14/12/2009 11:23:33
Institution: Birkbeck College, University of LondonThis is a wide ranging study of existing and past post-graduates of Birkbeck College in order to assess whether our Skills Training Strategy (inplace since 2003) has had an impact upon researcher behaviour.
Practice No. 1064
Last modified: 30/11/2009 20:21:10
Institution: Brunel UniversityThe session covers all aspects of attending an academic conference from submitting an abstract to presenting. Networking, poster design and other practical considerations are also key factors.
Practice No. 1066
Last modified: 30/11/2009 19:44:55
Institution: Brunel UniversityTaking a pro-active approach to improving and maintaining a good relationship with one's supervisor can ensure the smooth progress of a PhD. Practical activities, group discussion and the ‘Good Supervisor Video’ all contribute to this helpful workshop.
Practice No. 1062
Last modified: 30/11/2009 19:39:27
Institution: Brunel UniversityThe final-stage of the Brunel training module set provides PGRs with an opportunity to meet other research students from across the university, develop research ideas, plan the next year of your skills training, think about career development and focus on the areas needed to complete the PhD on time. The final-stage module includes sessions on 'Getting Published', 'Building and Academic Career' and 'Preparing for your Viva'