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Practice No. 872
Last modified: 08/10/2009 14:10:30
Institution: University of LeicesterThe Graduate School's Guide to Researcher Development Training is a key tool for doctoral researchers and their supervisors. It describes the University's approach to researcher development training and provides details on the range of opportunities available through our Colleges, centrally, and externally. Doctoral researchers are encouraged to use the Guide in preparing a Training Plan at the start of their research degree and then again at the start of each new year as part of a process of reflecting on their progress and revising their Plan.
Practice No. 648
Last modified: 18/09/2009 16:30:32
Institution: Loughborough UniversityResearch staff and PGR students can obtain a qualification in addition to a working knowledge of an internationally recognised standard for project management, by running the course on-site the participants' costs (£415) are much lower compared to attending this course externally (~£1000).
Practice No. 836
Last modified: 24/08/2009 09:28:02
Institution: University of BirminghamAn interdisciplinary postgraduate-focused research conference designed to develop communication skills, team work and innovation as well as fostering international cooperation.
Practice No. 822
Last modified: 30/07/2009 16:31:35
Institution: University of BirminghamThe Graduate School Skills Development & Support Handbook provides guidance on the personal and professional development opportunities, and sources of support, available to all postgraduate researchers at the University of Birmingham. Produced annually, the Skills Development & Support Handbook is distributed to all postgraduate researchers (new and current) and compliments the subject-specific guidance provided by Departments and Schools.
Practice No. 832
Last modified: 30/07/2009 16:23:23
Institution: University of BirminghamVolunteering is an often-overlooked route to skills development. Working with the Guild of Students, the Graduate School promotes a range of volunteering options to enable postgraduates to develop a range of invaluable skills while also helping the local (and wider) community.
Practice No. 829
Last modified: 30/07/2009 16:20:38
Institution: University of BirminghamThe Graduate School Networking Programme runs throughout the academic year, with events held once a month. Postgraduate researchers are encouraged to attend the events to hone their networking skills and get to know other postgraduates. The events also offer excellent opportunities for postgraduate researchers to develop essential communication skills by presenting their research to a mixed discipline audience.