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Practice No. 1008
Last modified: 25/03/2011 08:58:20
Institution: University of the West of EnglandIn April 2008, the HERDA-SW Research Management Group Research Training network submitted a proposal to run a pilot South West Universities GRADschool during 2008/9. The aim of the proposal was to demonstrate and pilot a mutually beneficial regional collaboration in the area of generic skills training for research students.
Practice No. 641
Last modified: 22/03/2011 17:28:31
Institution: Newcastle UniversityA full day conference for research staff from the 5 North East Universities with a programme aimed to help researchers reflect upon their own professional development and focus on the actions they can take to develop and manage their careers
The Bloomsbury Postgraduate Skills Network (BPSN) - a shared skills training programme, and web-based management/registration system for institutions in the Bloombury area, London.
Practice No. 640
Last modified: 14/03/2011 14:08:50
Institution: University College LondonThe UCL Graduate School created and leads a collaborative skills training programme for local HE institutions. Its purpose is to allow research students in the participating institutions to enhance their generic and transferable skills, through attending training at other member institutions. Students benefit from access to training at the range of participating institutions, and also through meeting and networking with students outside the confines of their home institution.
Practice No. 587
Last modified: 24/11/2010 10:23:50
Institution: Lancaster UniversityAn annual programme of workshops to develop the transferable skills and employability of research staff, facilitated by internal and external experts, and external researcher training providers.
Practice No. 1191
Last modified: 04/11/2010 15:11:32
Institution: University of NottinghamThe Social Media sessions demonstrated a successful integration of a student-led initiative within a formal graduate training provision. The initiative underlined the importance of engaging PhD students in their own learning and training needs, in both sharing expertise with peers and in contributing to their own professional development. In doing so, it demonstrated to other postgraduate researchers how they might utilise their own areas of expertise to develop further student-led initiatives.
Practice No. 926
Last modified: 27/11/2009 11:47:28
Institution: University of ExeterThis is a collaborative project in which the Universities of Exeter, Bath and Bristol are producing online e-learning skills recourses to part-time or distance based PhD researchers at the three institutes.
EPICS-2 - supporting personalised learning pathways for postgraduate research students in a regional context
Practice No. 621
Last modified: 19/12/2008 16:09:35
Institution: University of DurhamAs part of a regional JISC-funded initiative, we will build web-based tools to provide a regional web presence which will enable advertising of postgraduate development opportunities accross the northeast region, a means for researchers to electronically book onto activities at other institutions and to provide a means to electronically pass attendence records, etc. back to a participant's home institution.